Traditional vs. Dynamic Approach to SDL Web, What’s the Difference?

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In my role, as an SDL Web architect, I often advise customers on the application approach they should take in their implementation. One of the first bridges we normally cross, whether they are new to SDL Web or modernizing a legacy implementation, is traditional vs. dynamic. With that comes the question, what’s is the difference? Here I’ll attempt to explain the difference, with some basic diagrams. Traditional The traditional approach (or at least that is how I normally describe it) is, or was, the most common way SDL Web was/is implemented. I say most common, because with SDL Web there are […]

Trying SDL DXA in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

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Following on from Bart’s talk at Tridion Developer Summit 2016 on DXA in the cloud, I thought that looks cool, let me give that a try. Here’s how it went. Setup in Azure Cloud The steps to create a DXA instance are pretty simple. Get started from this link, by clicking the “Create Web App” link. Log into Azure (if you don’t have an account create a free account) you’ll be presented with a simple form, to configure your DXA instance Hit “Create” That’s it! In about 5 minutes you’ll have a working DXA instance running on the Azure Cloud. […]