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We have all been very excited about a major transition from Sitecore 8x architecture to Sitecore 9 - xConnect, Dynamic Placeholders, back to the roots movement from Mongo to SQL and various other features. I was particularly interested to dissect and understand the new architecture of Sitecore 9. Sitecore community is abuzz with conversations around microservices, numerous logical system roles or entities. And there’s about 50 of them! And they can be scaled and configured in a wide variety of topologies to form a tailored Sitecore solution for specific business requirements. What about which topology/product uses which combination of roles? Do they overlap?


Starting with Sitecore version 9, developers can interact with the Sitecore Experience Database (xDB) using xConnect. xConnect is a OData based service layer that allows communication with xDB data. Any trusted client can leverage xConnect Client API which exposes rich capabilities to search, read, and write contacts and interactions data. In this blog, I want to look at the details on how to instantiate xConnect Client in a non-Sitecore context. One of the reasons you would want to do this is if you need to extract xDB data into another system or application.


Having worked with clients on Sitecore projects for several years, I appreciate Sitecore’s commitment to continually elevating and extending their platform. Their desire to be continually the market leader as a Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and in the Web Content Management System (WCM) space pays dividends for martech teams using their platform. In Sitecore’s most recent release of Sitecore 9.2, there is a lot for customers and implementation partners alike to be excited about, including the announcement of the Sitecore Content Management Platform (CMP). In this article, I will unpack several of the highlights of Sitecore’s release and how I see them being beneficial for customers.


Calling out the ‘why’ instead of the ‘what’ can be a refreshing way to look at potential partnerships. I originally sent this as an email to a company I wanted to talk with. I hope you find this as helpful as they did.


In the latest version of Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.1.0, a new feature called Direct Navigation has been introduced which allows users to navigate directly to the commerce categories and products. In this blog post, I will go over the details on how this works…


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