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Oracle JDBC performance: how to exploit defaultRowPrefetch in a WebSphere environment

A lot of WebSphere Commerce customers are using an Oracle database as backend. From the performance point of view there are several specific parameters to work with to improve WebSphere Commerce performance on the database layer (DB2 or Oracle) But

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Move Websphere Commerce cache instances to eXtreme Scale: setup

To start playing with Websphere eXtreme Scale and Websphere Commerce as suggested on developerWorks, you could “improve” your Websphere Commerce Developer environment installing WXS and configuring a local grid. The goal is to apply the developerWorks tips to Websphere Commerce

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Remote Solr server: do you need more Websphere Commerce licences?

As usual the answer is: it depends. From the IBM License Information document for FEP2: “Licensee may install the WebSphere Commerce Search component, and WebSphere Application Server in support of the Search component, on one or more different machine(s) from

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How to automate attachments deletion from Commerce EAR using ibm-partialapp-delete.props

Using attachments features on Commerce is very useful to manage a lot of files in a organized way. But the downside is the need to progressively delete the unused files from the Commerce EAR file because his size can grow very

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Caching Madisons home page with ESI

Apparently to cache Madisons home page using ESI at http level is a simple task. But the instructions to follow are quite complicated to line up in a step’s sequence. I try to resume what you have to do to

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WAS failover using differents datacenters

Suppose you’re so lucky that your customer can utilize more than a datacenter and is asking you to design how to modify the existing WAS environment. Now you have two datacenter, a network dispatcher, IP sprayers, WAS servers, a clustered

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