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WebSphere Commerce FEP7: Caching search REST requests (updated FEP8)

With FEP7 a new REST service layer is deployed with WebSphere Commerce in a different EAR application to point to SOLR infrastructure directly without involve the BOD layer This architectural change allow us to start developing a different presentation layer

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FEP7: CQRS pattern on WebSphere Commerce

On February 28th, IBM made available WebSphere Commerce Feature Pack 7 (FEP7) for version 7. Several new features are now available but there is one really interesting that introduce exciting architectural improvements. In particular there is an architectural option who

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WebSphere Commerce FEP7: new search infrastructure

The revolution is started! FEP7 is finally available for customers through his IBM passport and a lot of architectural improvements will change Websphere Commerce implementations in the next months. A new “Search” EAR is deployed in Websphere Application Server and

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Invalidate catalog cache contents by events

Usually when you setup a new cache strategy, you initially choose to apply a time based invalidation policy for your entries. But starting from FEP5 if you are using search navigation and SOLR features, there is an interesting alternative. Defining

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How to cache category view grid pages in Aurora using search facets

One of the most used features in a Aurora front-end is the category list view using facet filters To increase the usability of this important feature, it’s mandatory to configure dynacache to handle user interactions with the filters. When you

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