Rebuild Sitecore Analytics Index without re-building reporting database

Since the Sitecore 8 came out, there is no option on the indexing manager to re-build the analytics index any longer. And it was done for a reason. At the moment, Sitecore says that you can re-build the analytics index by doing the rebuild of reporting database as described here.¬†Also, there are discussions around it … Continue reading Rebuild Sitecore Analytics Index without re-building reporting database

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SOLR field definitions for Sitecore analytics index

I am using SOLR as content search engine on most of my projects and recently figured out that segmentation rules for the List Manager don't work. Search logs showed errors about not found fields. This is because Sitecore ContentSearch needs to know field types so it can map them to respectife field endings. (fx. Guid … Continue reading SOLR field definitions for Sitecore analytics index

Fortis & Sitecore Tutorial 3 – using Sitecore ContentSearch API

Sitecore ContentSearch API is a rather powerful functionality that gives you pretty much unlimited capabilities in retrieving sets of items in your Sitecore installation using Lucene or SOLR search engines which Sitecore currently supports. Using Fortis framework in your Sitecore solution gives you auto-generated model (using TDS or any other way of to generate it) … Continue reading Fortis & Sitecore Tutorial 3 – using Sitecore ContentSearch API