Sitecore Experience Cloud Architecture

As part of a countdown to SUGCON EU in 2018, we held a special Master Sitecore YouTube event. Starting April 1st, we released 23 Architecture and Scaling videos covering Experience Management, Experience Platform, and Experience Commerce. Links to these great videos are below, brought to you by Mr. Thomas Eldblom!

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Video Series

Part 1: Architecture and Scaling - Sitecore 9.0.1 - Overview

In this episode, Thomas Eldblom presents an introduction to the Architecture and Scaling Overview video series. Covers Sitecore XM/XP 9.0.1 and XC 9.0.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzfV6RjCD8A:300:181]

Part 2: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Introduction

The Sitecore Experience Manager is the foundation for the content management product and for delivering personalized experience across channels. Thomas Eldblom begins the dive into the topology roles and data flows and scaling options available.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RvI387h0cU:302:181]

Part 3: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Content Management

Understand one of the primary business focuses for the Sitecore Experience Manager system, the management and delivery of content to visitors across channels.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHt88MUBt90:302:182]

Part 4: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Publishing

Understand how the Experience Manager product publishes content, in other words, makes the content available for visitors across channels.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v7JmiQ5614:304:182] 

Part 5: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Content Delivery

Learn more about how Sitecore Experience Manager delivers personalized experiences to visitors across the public channels.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6iImLduPtc:304:183]

Part 6: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Personalization

Learn how content and experiences provided to the visitors can be highly personalized and how this process involves a number of architecture entities.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0S6Sc-lBQs:305:183]

Part 7: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Forms

Learn how the Sitecore Experience Manager supports the creation and management of custom forms served on the websites through the administrative tools.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCF21X1xsbE:305:184]

Part 8: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Data Exchange

Learn how the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework allows data to be synchronized to and from Sitecore and any other system or database.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvInLA5zOo0:305:184]

Part 9: Architecture and Scaling - XM 9.0.1 - Architecture Diagrams

Learn about the possibilities and options for deploying and scaling Sitecore Experience Manager.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVBhc72SEGY:307:184] 

Part 10: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Introduction

This video introduces the scaling and configuration options for the Sitecore Experience Platform which extends the Sitecore Experience Manager with capabilities to collects and connects all customer data to let marketers create, tailor, and personalize each customer experience across more channels.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FccwSBpROBE:307:185]

Part 11: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Collecting Experience Data

In this video we will look at how the Sitecore Experience Platform enables the collection of data for contacts and interactions. Data which in turn can be used for actionable insights or for shaping the continued experience for visitors and customers

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzbuc5K2lgk:309:185]

Part 12: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Indexing and Segmentation

This video describes how the Sitecore Experience Database – a part of the Sitecore Experience Platform – continuously indexes contacts and interactions when they are created or updated.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8zjOEMk5_Y:310:186]

Part 13: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Processing and Aggregation

While Sitecore collects customer data and interactions through xConnect, it will store it – in detail – in the Sitecore Experience Database. This video tells you how.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhIUKrEwFas:310:187]

Part 14: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Analytics and Reporting

Understand the architecture behind the tools for analyzing experience data and identify patterns and trends in the collected data across channels such as websites, mobile, email, and commerce.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aJFxg9NyW4:312:187]

Part 15: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Email Marketing

Learn more about the email marketing capabilities of Sitecore and how it relies heavily on the tracking, reporting and segmentation options of the Sitecore Experience Database.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHrqHRluCIQ:312:188]

Part 16: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Marketing Automation

Sitecore Marketing Automation lets you orchestrate real-time interactions and automate responses and content based on how customers are interacting with your brand in the moment. Learn more here.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kng4piTfixM:314:188]

Part 17: Architecture and Scaling - XP 9.0.1 - Architecture Diagrams

Learn some of the possibilities and options for scaling the Sitecore Experience Platform.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7FdgTt7Avs:314:189]

Part 18: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Introduction

In this video we will introduce the Sitecore Experience Commerce product, which brings together product information, contextual content, and digital marketing to drive valuable, personalized shopping experiences throughout the customer lifecycle.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TueO1BvDVb0:315:189]

Part 19: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Catalog Browsing

In this video we will look at how Sitecore Experience Commerce enables the shoppers and visitors on the storefronts to browse the product catalog and add items to cart.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0KluVhqpAc:315:190]

Part 20: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Checkout

We are looking at some of the data flows that form the typical actions during checkout.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m66E9T71W4:317:190]

Part 21: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Customer Activities

In this video we will take a closer look at some common customer related activities that takes place on a typical Sitecore Experience Commerce website.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31SeyNSR0OU:317:191]

Part 22: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Merchandising and Order Management

We will dive into the administrative part of Sitecore Experience Commerce and take a look at some of the common merchandising activities.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtDLqVyw0UE:319:191]

Part 23: Architecture and Scaling - XC 9.0.0 - Architecture Diagrams

Learn about the possibilities and options for deploying and scaling.

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcekxyq7roc:319:192]