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Banner image for Site Failures and What Else Can Happen When You're Not Monitoring the Health of Your Sitecore Implementation article

This week a client had a well-running installation go offline, showing “Error 524: a timeout occurred”. Not having worked on this instance for several months, the first thing I did was look at the logs to see what's going on. The site is logging thousands of exceptions a day, and one SQL database is pinned at 100% for at least seven days. This needed a few steps to resolve the issue, so let's go through them.

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Banner image for Using Xconnect Without Certificates When You Really Want to Live on the Edge! article

Sometimes you don't have time to deal with problems and you've just gotta have a running instance of Sitecore. Today we had some certificate issues with xConnect that appeared out of nowhere, so after some time troubleshooting, I decided to remove the requirement, since we've already locked down network access to it. Temporary and non-Production, and in other words, nail meet hammer. 

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