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Sitecore Content Hub

Sitecore announced the acquisition of Stylelabs in 2018 Symposium conference, later introduced a new product as the Sitecore Content Hub. Sitecore Content Hub is a marketing tool that gives users the ability to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place. Every aspect from planning, authoring and collaboration, through to management and curation, publication, personalization and feedback of analytics can be managed within Content Hub. This product is still relatively unknown within the marketplace. So let’s discuss some components of Content Hub. Content Crisis: The situation of content crisis can be defined in the below problems: Unable to deliver right content to right people on right time through right channels. Lack of collaboration Unable to reuse & lot of duplicate content Most of the time spending on content finding To mitigate this issue, Sitecore introduced Content Hub which is a complete SaaS solution, to do 360 degree Marketing Content Management.

Certified Kubernetes Administrator

Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam is all about the types of tasks an administrator might need to perform as part of their job. It will involve more than just creating and destroying pods and their associated objects, and so the exam questions cover more than just YAML and kubectl. I consider myself lucky because for the past one & half years, I had the chance to work on Kubernetes in one of my projects. I regularly worked on improving my skills and studied for the exam, as it is one of the toughest and practical based exam. This is one of the most difficult certifications that I have ever done. CKA exam is one of its kind with very rich content and about everything hands-on. The exam itself felt fair in terms of complexity and difficulty. You should know where to look in the Kubernetes docs to help you on more complex tasks and I mean knowing exactly where to look. Preparation: Firstly, I would advise you to download the exam study handbook and get an understanding

Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure Synapse is an analytics service that combines analytics and data warehousing to create what the company calls “the next evolution of Azure SQL Data Warehouse.” You can login to your Azure Portal and search Azure Synapse & you will see “Azure Synapse Analytics (workspaces preview)”. Choose it and create Synapse workspace. Make sure before creating it, you need to register “Microsoft.Synapse” in your subscription. Features of Azure Synapse Analytics: Limitless scale GA Preview Provisioned compute (data warehouse) Available NA Materialized views & result-set cache Available NA Workload importance Available NA Workload isolation Available NA Serverless data lake exploration NA Available Powerful insights Power BI integration NA Available Azure Machine Learning integration NA Available Streaming analytics (data warehouse) NA Available Apache Spark integration NA Available Unified experience Hybri

Mitigate 5XX error using Auto heal feature

Http 5xx error are common errors in Azure App services. There are several reasons that can lead to 5xx response. Some of them are: 1. Requests take long time to execute. 2. Application is experiencing high CPU and memory consumption. 3. Related to Application code issue. 4. Azure platform performed Infrastructure or File server upgrade in the instance. Considering the HTTP 503 response issue can be mitigated by restarting the App Service to force the initialized behavior, so I think you can consider using the “Auto-Heal” feature: 1. Go to the “Diagnose and solve problems” à   “Diagnostic Tools”               2. Select Auto Heal: 3. Enable and set up a rule as illustrated below: 4. Choose the operation as “Recycle process”, then the platform will help to restart the App Service if there are more than 10 HTTP 503 response within 1 minute: