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Category Archives: Modern Business


Top Cloud Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

Cloud computing is an ever-evolving organism, which spins out new trends and technologies every now and then. With such high versatility comes a high number of options, which often cause headaches for technologists. With the projected growing adoption of cloud, expectations, and the necessity to find the best solutions will only grow as companies try to remain competitive.

As reported by Forbes, almost half of IT spending in the year 2018, was on cloud-based services and this is predicted to reach 60% of all IT spending and 60-70% of all software, services and technology speeding by 2020. Thus it becomes necessary to pay attention to cloud demands, while also keeping an eye on evolving technologies to better use it to fulfill business needs. In this article, we will see some of the technologies that have the potential to trend in the cloud computing domain in 2019.

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Sitecore Installation

Step by Step Guide to Install Sitecore XP 9.1 on Windows 10 – Part 2

In the first part of this series, you learned the step by step process for installing Sitecore on your personal system. I hope you were able to successfully install it on your first attempt. However, in real life, there is always a high probability of running into an error when trying to install an enormous and complex application like Sitecore. It happened to me and trust me it’s really frustrating and time consuming to spend hours and hours to find the solution that would fix the issue. Therefore, in this post I am going to list down all the major errors (including mine) that sitecore users usually come across and we will try to understand the root cause for them and how we can fix them to move forward.

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Sitecore Installation

Step by Step Guide to Install Sitecore XP 9.1 on Windows 10 – Part 1

Over the last few weeks, I have been working on Sitecore, which is one of the top web content management systems currently available on the market. While the application is very powerful and intuitive to use, its installation is definitely not an easy task, at least for someone like me who was doing it for the first time. This is primarily because Sitecore’s main application is dependent on multiple subcomponents and there can be hundreds of reasons why they might not integrate properly and throw you an error. Moreover, it was also very hard to find a proper document that covers the various issues that come up during the installation. That’s why when I finally got it successfully installed, it literally felt like I won a million dollar lottery!

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Architecting & Managing a Global Data & Analytics Platform Part 1: Foundation of a Business Data, Computing, and Communication Framework

This series covers different aspects of architecting and managing a global data & analytics platform. This is not as simple as choosing some technology and installing it. This work involves proper coordination of people, processes, information, and systems to ensure that the business needs are met at all times. We will cover the components of the “SMACK” stack although many people may not necessarily use Akka or Mesos, they will find much value in our coverage of Cassandra, Spark, and Kafka. We will also cover the Anant “STACK” set of procedures which we use at our company to manage data & analytics platforms for our clients.

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How to get started with Sitecore as a Developer

Sitecore is currently one of the leading content management systems in the world. It contains powerful features which allow web content editors and marketers to have full control over various aspects of their website from social media integration and blog posts to advanced features such as personalization, e-commerce and many more. As Sitecore is becoming more popular with companies, the demand for experienced developers is also on the rise. In this blog post, I am going to share the best way for you to get started with Sitecore and develop the right skills that you need for your current or upcoming projects.

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