Understanding of Sitecore Installation using SIF – Pre-requisites

Dear Sitecore Enthusiasts, With the latest change in Sitecore Installation brought in by Sitecore, using Sitecore Install Framework (SIF), we as developers need to get some things in place so that the SIF install can continue. We call these things to be set in place prior to the main installation as Pre-Requisites. So lets get…Read more Understanding of Sitecore Installation using SIF – Pre-requisites

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Sitecore 7.2 is a massive release!

Hello my Dear Sitecorians, Its been ages since I have written an article on Sitecore. And I thought Sitecore 7.2 can be the best way to start it! Well, there are so many reasons that suggest that Sitecore 7.2 is the best release by par, as compared to the previous versions. Lets go in a…Read more Sitecore 7.2 is a massive release!

Tortoise SVN and Windows Server 2008 issue – Access Denied!

Hello Friends, My Friend Sandeep Kumar Gupta and I were facing a problem since a few days. It was related to taking latest for our solution using Tortoise SVN. Challenge: Whenever we tried to do any activity, say take SVN Update, or Tortoise SVN Cleanup or anything else, it gave us an error! It works…Read more Tortoise SVN and Windows Server 2008 issue – Access Denied!

Some Findings while Sitecore Version Upgrade!

Hello Sitecore Enthusiasts! In the previous post, we saw some basics of Sitecore Version Upgrade! In case you missed it, you can always go and have a look by clicking here. In this post, I would like to share some findings while performing the Sitecore Version Upgrade. Well, along with the findings, I have also…Read more Some Findings while Sitecore Version Upgrade!

Basics of Sitecore Version Upgrade!

Hello Sitecore Lovers! We recently upgraded our Sitecore Solution from 6.3.1 rev. 110113 to 6.4.1. rev 120113 (Update-6). And in this post and some coming later I would like to share some basics, tips and findings that we had during this task. Before we go into much details, I would like to apologize, as this one's…Read more Basics of Sitecore Version Upgrade!

Querying the IIS Logs Series

Concept: We all know how much important are IIS logs for any web application. Right from getting the info of the client IP Address,  to understanding the  normal time taken between requests and various other things based on our requirement. There is much more we can know from them if we can filter out the…Read more Querying the IIS Logs Series

Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?

Hello Friends! Have you ever faced a situation wherein your web application running on your production server undergoes a hard crash? Lets say you haven't  seen such an issue, still its better to know what to do in such cases. Concept Understanding: When any application crashes in the Development environment, its easy to understand where…Read more Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?