Posts Tagged ‘Azure’

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Simulate High-Scale Load for Applications with Azure Load Testing

Azure Load Testing Performance and Load testing are an integral part of the Software Development Life Cycle. These tests can be used to find performance bottlenecks, help right-size infrastructure, find the correct thresholds when setting up scaling mechanisms, and see how your application will react under an excessive load. Consider a retail eCommerce application gearing […]

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AnsibleFest 2022 Wrap Up

Red Hat AnsibleFest 2022 took place October 18-19 showcasing new updates to Red Hat’s automation software. The Ansible Automation Platform is an open-source IT automation tool that automates provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, orchestration, and many other manual IT processes. These capabilities, paired with current updates, improve Ansible’s offerings and give customers with what they […]

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Sitecore Headless DevOps Best Practices – Part 3

Welcome back for the final post in my series on DevOps Best Practices related to Sitecore Headless implementations. In Part 3 we are going to look at the continuous deployment of our Sitecore and Next.js applications following a blue/green model. If you haven’t checked out Part 1 and/or Part 2, I would recommend pausing here […]

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Azure Application Insights – Cost Save with this Simple Optimization

Let’s discuss Azure Application Insights and the simple optimization we can do to avoid surprise bills. Azure Application Insights can be used to monitor and check our applications’ health, analyze logs and other metrics related to our application, and view other resources which are included in our Azure subscription. Many teams may have different objectives […]

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Filtering, merging, and adding new column in Azure Data Factory

Azure Data Factory is a strong ETL tool, with the capacity of creating ETL pipelines using low code/no code approach. This can be achieved with using “Activities”. Activities are the tasks that are conducted on data within a pipeline. In this post I demonstrate an ETL process which copies data from one source to another, […]

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Sitecore Headless DevOps Best Practices – Part 2

Welcome back to my series on DevOps Best Practices related to Sitecore Headless implementations. In Part 2 we are going to create the build pipelines for our Sitecore and Next.js solutions and see how they can be included in the PR process. If you haven’t checked-out Part 1 yet, I recommend doing so before continuing […]

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Sitecore Infrastructure in Multiple Regions

Sitecore is capable of serving traffic from multiple regions from your cloud provider of choice. Why bother though? It’s a good question because Sitecore in multiple regions is more complex, more expensive to host and more work to maintain. If your organization is using Sitecore XP to its fullest (although there are other options today), […]

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4 Common Application Modernization Myths

In my last post on the Application Modernization Journey, we discussed the three questions organizations should ask before starting App Modernization Programs: the “Why, How, and What”. App Modernization Programs help us to realize the benefits when they are executed well keeping the “Why” in target during every phase of the program. In this post, […]

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Sitecore Headless DevOps Best Practices – Part 1

Welcome to my series on DevOps Best Practices related to Sitecore Headless implementations. In Part 1 we will do a review of Git DMZ Flow and see how to implement the principals in Azure DevOps.   What is Sitecore Headless?  Before we dive into the technical details, let’s align on what Sitecore Headless is. Sitecore […]

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Sitecore Headless DevOps Best Practices Blog Series

Sitecore Headless (formerly JSS) has been around for several years now but with its recent promotion in the Sitecore 10 releases, it is generating more buzz than ever. So as customers begin to evaluate this “new” model and more choose to adopt it, we need to begin defining standards for implementation. This series will outline […]

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The Azure Well-Architected Framework: Performance Efficiency Pillar

The Azure Well-Architected Framework was introduced in July of 2020 to help manage the growing complexity of the cloud. The framework consists of five pillars of architectural excellence: Reliability Security Cost Optimization Operational Excellence Performance Efficiency The pillars of the framework can rarely be implemented individually. As you continue to grow the functional capability of […]

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The Importance of Application Modernization for Businesses in 2022

Application modernization is a growing area of focus for enterprises, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Why? Because business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, remote work, and escalating customer expectations are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics. Businesses must evolve to succeed, which is why […]

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