Sitecore WarmUp Azure for Outscaling

Outscaling on Azure without traffic loss
In a previous post on warming-up your environment, I talked about warming up the cm environment via a powershell script on the build server. This script is usefull because it logs in to your environment before making subsequent calls. In this post, I want to talk about initializing your azure web application before allowing traffic […]

Sitecore Warm-Up

No more waiting for sitecore to boot!
In Sitecore Azure Paas, even a fresh Sitecore install can be slow to start. The initial calls to the Sitecore Experience Platform console can be  quiet slow. There are numerous ways to improve the startup delays but still it would be nice to have a fully warmed up environment each time you log-in. Especially in […]

How to boost your Sitecore Azure Paas website for zero dollars

A quick introduction to elastic datapools
Feeling your Sitecore Azure Paas website takes a long time to boot? I had the same feeling. Upon investigation I saw that the bottleneck was the core database running at 100% of it’s resources. Now with Azure Paas, boosting bottlenecks is piece of cake. Just scale that thing up! Unfortunatly, the Azure Paas Cake isn’t […]