Integrating Azure IoT Hub with a weight sensor using Raspberry PI

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in Azure, IoT | 0 comments

For a while, I wanted to explorer the possibility of integrating Raspberry PI with Azure IoT Hub and even though, this board does not have a security chip as AZ3166 board does, it still represents a viable option for integrating different sensors with Azure. Moreover, compared to Arduino, which relies on timeless C language, PI allows me to use multiple development options. I’ve experimented with both Node.js and Python to build the...

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Extracting Sitecore content in 6 easy steps and under 30 minutes

Posted by on Nov 20, 2019 in Azure, Sitecore Blog | 0 comments

Recently, I have the opportunity to work on a project where I needed to extract large amounts of content from Sitecore and store it in the Database for additional processing. This task typically requires custom development, but as we move to the SaaS world, I started to look at other alternatives. One possibility was to use Azure ADF V2 to ETL Sitecore content. This approach allowed me to copy content from Sitecore to Azure Stores without...

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Sitecore IoT in Azure

Posted by on May 18, 2019 in Azure, Sitecore Blog | 0 comments

Just last week I wrote a quick blog on my Company’s portal on the integration of Sitecore Experience Platform 9 with IoT devices. I wanted to convey a message of the importance of IoT to Commence. Even though Amazon just pulled a plug on their IoT Dush button in lieu of Amazon Alexa, I am a strong believer that Commerce IoT is here to stay. The Button may not be the best solution for ordering Cats Food, but a small business may benefit...

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How to export Sitecore Analytics, Commerce and Content data securely

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Sitecore Blog | 2 comments

Sitecore made it very simple to export and read analytics, site content or commerce data. There are many ways to expose Sitecore data securely, but in few cases, security incompatibility could complicate data export. In this post, I’ll describe the approach of offloading or proxying SSL protected data to the dedicated workplace and thus enabling its safe and secure consumption. An excellent example of applying this approach is integrating...

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