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A lightweight Sitecore infrastructure on Azure
November 19, 2015

Microsoft’s Azure cloud-platform is constantly being improved and new services are being introduced at an impressively high rate. My goal with this series of articles is to demonstrate how Azure and Azure cloud services can greatly reduce the complexity and cost of Sitecore environments, while still allowing for manageability and high availability. Over time, I’ll […]

Azure

As part of my series of articles on a lightweight Sitecore infrastructure, I’m going to show how to configure an Azure Active Directory and enable Domain Services as a free and high-available alternative to creating a Domain Controller infrastructure. Azure Active Directory and Domain Services Azure Active Directory is Azure’s cloud-based extension of your local on-premise […]

Sitecore
Moving Sitecore databases to SQL Azure
November 14, 2015

As part of my series of articles on a lightweight Sitecore infrastructure, I’m going to show how to efficiently move the Sitecore databases to the Microsoft Azure SaaS-based SQL offering, SQL Azure, as a cost-effective, scalable, available and performant alternative to manually creating and managing a SQL Server infrastructure. Groundwork Let’s get a little groundwork out […]