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Every Sitecore instance includes search. You cant avoid it. The question is which product or provider fits your needs and scales with your growth. Usually this comes down to environment (mostly your network), cost, and the team’s willingness to try out new cloud architectures. If your team has chosen Apache Solr then you have a range of ways of implementation. Most Sitecore customers tend to choose Solr for its free open source architecture however the trade off is more development hours than top tier commercial products.
Sitecore is quickly becoming a product where cloud and containers have a role to play. Now that companies are starting to master Sitecore Content Management, they need options for true cloud scale deployment. This is where docker and cloud services such as Azure or AWS come in.
Developers and IT administrators can create custom Docker compose scripts to ensure delivery follows the polices set by the enterprise. Below are the steps needed to get started with your first Sitecore Docker experience.
Sitecore is an impressive product however it requires training before an employee can use and work on it. This includes all roles that interact with Sitecore such as but not limited to Users, Admins, Developers, Designers, and Content Authors. This post serves as a guide to provide training for your team, whether your company receives professional training or you do it yourself.