Posts Tagged ‘query’

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Maximo MXLoader – Data Loading

As I continue my series on Maximo Data Loading, I move to another tool I have turned to many times, the Maximo MXLoader. This was developed by Bruno Portaluri while he was at IBM. As of February 2018, he is no longer with IBM, but his tool still holds a lot of value and is […]

Maximo Public Query Best Practices Part 2 – Do it right!

In my last post on public queries, I talked about problems with some of the current setups of Maximo users public query management. As a Maximo system administrator, there are ways to manage this, but user training is often the number one way to get his right. Teach them to not use the Public Query […]

Maximo Public Query Best Practices – or How I Would Do It

It’s happened in more places and implementations than I can count. A client uses Maximo, and a user, we’ll call him Bob, comes up with some great and useful queries. The easiest way to share it? Make it PUBLIC! This is great that Bob can share the query with everyone that uses Maximo. And then […]

Getting to Know PredefinedQuery with Sitecore Content Search

Recently I’ve been working a lot with the Sitecore Content Search API and found myself writing a lot of code like this: var allTheThings = context.GetQueryable<Thing>().Where(x => x.TemplateId == Constants.Thing.TemplateId && x.IsSearchable); As we’re always looking for better ways to do things around here and my laziness started to prevail, I thought, “there has got […]

Managing Ghost Users & Repository Growth in AEM

In my earlier post, User Admin Console (Classic UI) & Crashing Browsers, I discussed how business analysts and administrators can make use of queries to debug user and group-related issues in AEM. In relation to that topic, I noticed we have a business requirement to add users to AEM, but we do not have a requirement to remove users […]

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Down The Sitecore Query Hole

I believe there is still use for the good old Query.SelectItems. You can do a lot with the content search API and you can do it a lot faster no doubt, but there are cases where you might still decide to use the good old Query. Anyway, even if only to have some fun exploring, […]