Posts Tagged ‘Backup’

Optimizely DXP Deployment API – Downloading Assets

The Optimizely Deployment API (Episerver.PaaS.EpiCloud) has helped immensely as I’ve been working on new projects, but there has always been something that has plagued me; copying down content/assets into my local environment. When I say “Copying down Content,” I mean two pieces; Database and the Assets. For the Database Export, I have created my ExportDatabase […]

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Optimizely/Episerver DXP Deployment API – Provisioning

As I continue to use the Deployment API, I always am looking for new and exciting ways to use the commands. In this case, being able to provision a brand new set of DXP Environments for a client. The Optimizely DXP is made up of three environments; Integration, Preproduction, and Production. Not all of these […]

Optimizely/Episerver DXP Deployment API – Smooth Deployment Public Release

In my previous posts, we went over the deployment process in the Optimizely/Episerver DXP environment. The first and the second post of the Deployment API series went through the original methods that allow for deployment into the DXP environment. Smooth Deploy is a feature that I have been looking forward to for a long time now. It […]

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DXP Deployment API – Azure.Storage Error Fix

As of March 29th, Microsoft made the decision to publish new VM’s which archived a bunch of Az, Azure, and AzureRM modules. The side effect of this was that when any of the deployment API scripts were run in Azure DevOps, it would throw an error. ‘Azure.Storage’ version 4.4.0 or greater is required. At C:\Users\VssAdministrator\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\EpiCloud\0.13.15\EpiCloud.psm1:189 […]

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EpiServer DXP Deployment API – Direct Deploy

As of Update 357, Optimizely (EpiServer) released Direct Deploy into their Deployment API, Episerver.PaaS.EpiCloud. This update changes a couple of my scripts to allow major speed improvements when deploying into the integration environment. In this post, we will go through the following: How does the current deployment to Integration work? Why Direct Deploy? Why does […]

S3 Celebration!

A look back: 15 years of Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Amazon S3 Milestones Amazon S3 is celebrating its 15th Birthday between March 15th – March 18th 2021! To help celebrate, AWS is marking this occasion by offering a fantastic week of in-depth streams & live events. Here at Perficient, we strive for excellence in the Amazon Web Services community. As an Advanced Consulting Partner in […]

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Episerver DXP Environment Deployment API PowerShell Scripts – Part 3

In my previous posts, we went over the deployment process in the EpiServer DXP environment. The first post went through the original methods that allow for deployment into the DXP environment. The second post went through update 313, which was a massive deployment API update, as well as how to use the API to export an environmental database, […]

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Episerver DXP Environment Deployment API PowerShell Scripts – Part 2

In my last-post, we went over the deployment process in the EpiServer DXP environment. I mentioned that the next post would be related to using this within Azure DevOps, but I need to make a slight adjustment based on today’s update. As of April 27th, 2020, EpiServer released their weekly update #313, which included a lot […]

How to Backup Planning Application Cloud Service (PBCS)

Oracle Backup Policy “Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud creates the snapshot by backing up artifacts of all service components and Essbase data present in your service instance during the maintenance window. Because Oracle stores only the snapshots created in the most recent maintenance window, the artifacts and data available for restoration depend on their state […]

12 Days of DevOps: 10 Backup Hard Drives

“On the tenth day of Christmas my IT guy gave to me, 10 backup hard drives” Data backup and recovery has become a regular topic in technology circles. Whether it’s the data breaches experienced by major retailers or the sheer amount of data consumers create, advocacy for having backup data systems is louder than ever. […]

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Effortless Backups with Powershell and AWS

[su_note note_color=”#fafafa”]I am not an operations guy but often my Sitecore backups needs are not sky high either. Maybe you are running a QA environment that your client starts using to play with content population. While that content is not exactly real they would prefer that the content doesn’t vanish overnight. Or maybe there’s a […]

Creating Essbase Data Backups with Data & Time Stamps

Creating Essbase Data Backups with Data & Time Stamps

Creating Essbase Data Backups with Filename Date & Time Stamps The Situation: Planning 11.1.2.1 Client has 1 application with 3 databases Requirement: Automate a daily backups of the Essbase data for all three cubes at 7am and 7pm. Solution: Used MAXL script to export the data from essbase Batch file to execute MAXL script and […]