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“Concurrent users” and performance tests

A few years ago when I was still working in application management of a large website we often had the case, that the system was reported to be slow. Whenever we looked into the system with our tooling we did not found anything useful, and we weren’t able to explain this slowness. We had logs [...]

Creating MBeans for your CQ5 application

JMX is the de-facto standard for monitoring java processes and applications. A lot of monitoring systems have the ability to consume these data. By default CQ 5.5 has a number of MBeans, which offer runtime information about internal state. Most interesting ones are the MBeans about the repository state and the replication MBeans. But it [...]

Author server says Loading; for a long, long, long time

When the Author server restarts, it can look, to the users, like it is hanging because as soon as they click on a node in the left hand nav tree they see “Loading” in the central pane. It just sits there saying “Loading” for a long, long, long time. T…

Two new best practice articles now live…

We’ve just published two new articles in the CQ best practice series: Developing CQ components | Best practices Creating custom CQ email services A list of the five articles published so far is at this URL. In the days to come, we’ll post more best practices, tips, and tricks that you can apply to your [...]

CQ Cloud Manager July 2012 version released!

The July release of Adobe CQ Cloud Manager is now out! This version rolls out the following new features/enhancements: Full support for Rackspace Cloud Hosting (backup, scale, and delete CQ clouds) Scale Publish tiers with auto-replication Support for 7 Amazon Web Services (AWS) regions and 4 instance types You can now remove CQ clouds with [...]

Creating custom CQ email services

You can create a custom CQ email service that lets CQ users send email messages from a CQ web page. To create a CQ email service, you develop an OSGi bundle that uses the Java Mail API. You can also develop a JSP that uses JQuery that calls the OSGi se…

CQ 5.5: Changes to the startup

Since already a month CQ 5.5  is out. See here for the major changes brought with this release. Amongst the hundreds of new features I would like to point out a single one, which is probably the most intersting features for admins and operation people. With CQ 5.5 the quickstart does no longer start a [...]

CRX 2.3: snapshot backup

About a year ago I wrote an improved version of backup for CRX 2.1 and CRX 2.2. The approach is to reduce the amount of data which is considered by the online backup mechanism. With CRX 2.3 this apprach can still be used, but now an even better way is available. A feature of the [...]

New CQ best practice articles now live!

We’ve just published the following three CQ best practice articles: Migrating DITA XML data to Adobe CQ Integrating custom CQ widgets with third-party libraries Back up CQ authoring servers with no downtime These articles are the first few in the CQ best practices series. In the days to come, we’ll post more best practices, tips, [...]

Integrating custom CQ widgets with third-party libraries

Have you ever wondered how to create a custom CQ widget that performs tasks not available with out of the box CQ components. In this situation, you can create a CQ widget that uses third-party libraries that lets your CQ application perform custom task…


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