Chef scripts for standalone Sitecore provisioning as side-effects of Sitecore-Packer

It’s been a few months since I’ve published Packertemplates for Sitecore. Their main purpose is to create Virtual Box images with a fully configured Sitecore instance. So far I have both updates for Sitecore 9.0 CMS and Sitecore Commerce 9.0.1 scripted there. Recently one of my colleagues was tasked with the configuration of a standalone commerce server in a private cloud. ARM templates weren’t really useful there and we are too lazy to install everything manually....

May 30, 2018 · 3 min · Alex Smagin

Install-LESS Sitecore Installation

It was not long ago when you need to mention Docker at least once during your presentation to make it cool and trendy. And actually, there is a good reason for that. Containerization provides a way to make environments portable and immutable. Immutable infrastructure for Sitecore would be much desired, but containers are on Windows are not so cool yet. It doesn’t mean that you cannot get it but we will need to bake it a bit differently....

December 27, 2017 · 4 min · Alex Smagin