Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Advanced Training Bootcamp

Building and Operating Commerce Server 2007 Solutions Featuring Max Akbar   Microsoft Partners and Field Session: February 18th through 20th, 2008 in Chicago, IL   Customer Session: February 25th through 27th, 2008 in Chicago, IL   As part of our Commerce Server partner readiness program, the Commerce Server Product Unit will be holding a three…

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Webinar: Multi-Channel Retail Made Easy.

e-commerce has evolved from being merely a component of a retailer’s strategy ten years ago to become a core strategic enabler.  Retailers today are using multi-channel retailing to enable revenue growth, brand loyalty, and innovation.  The pervasive digital lifestyle has impacted consumers’ expectations of retailers.  As such, retailers are evolving in the ways that they…

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Commerce Server at TechEd Europe, Developer and IT Forum Events, Barcelona

On Behalf of the Microsoft Commerce Server Product Unit, we are pleased to confirm our participation in the TechEd Europe Events, to be held in Barcelona Spain in early November.  For both the Developer and IT Forum Events, main sessions are confirmed for Commerce Server, and we will also have a dedicated Booth on the…

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Have ideas for Sharepoint 2007 Accelerator for Commerce Server 2007?

Hi there, I am posting this for my colleague Cam Stevenson:   First, an introduction.  My name is Cam Stevenson, and I’m the Program Manager with the Commerce Server Product Unit who’s responsible for producing the SharePoint 2007 accelerator for Commerce Server 2007.   As anyone who’s familiar with SharePoint 2007 and Commerce Server 2007…

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Official Announcements: Commerce Server Product Roadmap & Information Desk Program

Today, we are announcing the long-term technology roadmap for Commerce Server and the new Commerce Server Information Desk program. First, the roadmap…as hinted in earlier blog postings we are announcing two specific waves of new Commerce Server technology: Commerce Server “7” – This is the next major version of Commerce Server and will be targeted…


Commerce Server 2007 SP1 Performance Guide update for x64 is now available!

  I am pleased to announce that the Commerce Server 2007 SP1 Performance Guide update for x64 is now available!   The white paper can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E79691F0-BE0F-40A6-940C-5D3A679C5526&displaylang=en. The updated guide describes the results of a test run against 12 x64 Web servers and two x64 database servers that were running SQL Server 2005…

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Friday July 27th 7AM Pacific Daylight Time: Live from Redmond – Commerce Server 2007 Performance & Best Practices by James Walters

Seventh in our Live from Redmond webcast series! James Walters will discuss the latest results from Commerce Server 2007 Performance Testing (with SP1 that was just released, upgraded hardware, and SSL offloading): 1.      Presentation 60 minutes (join via Livemeeting info below) 2.      Q&A for public community 15 minutes 3.      Q&A for private invites  Agenda: Performance…

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Alternative Method for SSL Front End

I mentioned Friday that there is an alternative way of getting the Starter Site to work behind an SSL appliance.  Some appliances allow creating some indication that a connection is secure.  The trick is then to let the Starter Site know that this is what’s happening. There are two main ways to flag the connection…

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Friday July 20th 7AM Pacific Daylight Time: Live from Redmond – Commerce Server 2007 Deployment by James Walters

Sixth in our Live from Redmond webcast series! Learn how to deploy Commerce Server 2007 by James Walters: 1.      Presentation 60 minutes (join via Livemeeting info below) 2.      Q&A for public community 15 minutes 3.      Q&A for private invites  Agenda: Hardware requirements Software requirements Configure CS2007 Testing CS2007 Setup and Configuration CS2007 Deployment Architectures Automating…

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Running the Starter Site With an SSL Front End

There are a number of appliances out there that will carry the work of creating and maintaining an HTTPS (SSL) connection.  This removes the burden from the web server leaving providing better response all around.  Between the appliance and the web server the connection is unencrypted HTTP.  Because the Starter Site is written to require a…

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