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Managing Workloads with Infrastructure Nodes

One of the many benefits of using Red Hat OpenShift to manage your container workloads is the flexibility it provides to distribute and/or isolate workloads. There are many scenarios around this, but one that I like to regularly use when deploying a cluster is creating dedicated infrastructure nodes, and then moving the router function onto […]

An Introduction to Lightning Web Components

In Salesforce, Lightning Web Components (LWC) are a revolutionary change in the lightning platform programming paradigm. If you are new to Lightning Platform and you have been developing solutions outside of Salesforce with the help of HTML and JavaScript, then you will find LWC is a piece of cake. In this blog, we will be […]

The Benefits of Utilizing a Progressive Web Application in Digital Commerce

A progressive web application (PWA) is a software application built with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to run within and depend on a standards-compliant web browser. PWAs exploit their reliance on these browsers to overcome conventional web browsers application development challenges, such as browser-compatibility and feature availability. There is a tremendous opportunity for a unified and […]

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Defer offscreen images in Episerver

Lazy loading images is a technique for modern web developers where you instruct the client’s browser to only download images as they are needed.  This leads to tremendous performance improvements, as client devices do not waste bandwidth downloading assets which are not being rendered.  To achieve this, we’ll use some client side mechanisms from css-tricks.com […]

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Set up Sitecore Solr Collections Using SearchStax

This article explains the steps needed to set up Solr Cloud collections for your Sitecore environment using SearchStax. Assuming you already have Solr Cloud Manager Environment set in SearchStax, follow the below steps to set up the Solr Cloud environment. 1. Upload Solr Configurations The first step is to get the compatible Solr schema and […]

How Perficient and Microsoft Can Help You Return to Work

To say the world has changed this year would be an understatement. In every part of life, we have had to learn and adapt, and business is no different. The truth is that your business will never be the same. The world today is digital first more than ever, and your business must adapt to […]

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Episerver – Handling an SVG image type and displaying it using a Path tag

Recently, I came across a requirement from a client that needed all SVG media types to render using the internal XML <Path> in the DOM, rather than using the standard <Img> tag. This was a tricky one and there wasn’t very much information about how to accomplish this, as its not necessarily a common request. […]

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Key Components/Calculations for Spark Memory Management

Different organizations will have different needs for cluster memory management. For the same, there is no set of recommendations for resource allocation. Instead, it can be calculated from the available cluster resources.  In this blog post, I will discuss best practices for YARN resource management with the optimum distribution of Memory, Executors, and Cores for […]

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Database-First EF Setup on VS .NET MVC Framework – Initial Folder Structure

Hello all! Before you begin reading, keep in mind that this tutorial is designed for beginners. As such, it covers every step without skipping parts that might be obvious to some. This tutorial is made possible thanks to Josh Kostal, who taught me majority of what is covered in this post. The reason you have […]

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How Splunk Analysis and Kafka Connect Works

General Introduction Splunk Connect for Kafka is a sink connector that allows a Splunk software administrator to subscribe to a Kafka topic and stream the data to the Splunk HTTP Event Collector. After the Splunk platform indexes the events, you can then directly analyze the data or use it as a contextual data feed to […]

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Apache Sling JVM Performance Comparison

With the recent proliferation of Java Virtual Machine (JVM) implementations, it’s difficult to know which implementation is the best for your use case. While proprietary vendors generally prefer Oracle Java, there are several open source options with different approaches and capabilities.  Given how the implementations vary in some underlying technical specifics, the “correct” JVM implementation […]

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Technology and Fun Merge at Perficient’s Lafayette Delivery Center

Meet Some of Our Perficient Colleagues from Lafayette, Louisiana “I work in the QA practice for Lafayette Delivery Center (LDC). I have worked in Quality Assurance (QA) lead capacity for multiple clients. I have helped set up Automated Testing framework and best practices. I also work with QA Center of Excellence at LDC and host […]

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