Commerce Server and the MSCS_CatalogScratch Database and Maintenance.

Thanks to Charles Teague for providing some of the technical detail for this article. (Cross posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/finbar_ryan/archive/2012/05/02/commerce-server-and-the-mscs-catalogscratch-database-and-maintenance.aspx ) We’ll cover what the MSCS_CatalogScratch does in Commerce Server and how to maintain it either via VBScript or SQL Server Maintenance plans.   1) What’s the Catalog Scratch Database? The Catalog Scratch Database is a database…


Commerce Server 2009 Documentation in .Chm format.

As you know the Commerce Server 2007 and Commerce Server 2009 help use the new Visual Studio Document Explorer format which means that it’s not as portable as the HTML Help format. I generally don’t have Commerce Server installed on my laptop (I know I should but I’ve got some VM’s I use instead!) ,…


Commerce Server 2007 supports SQL Server 2005 SP3

We have completed all testing of both the Commerce Server 2007 Core API and the Data Warehouse functionality with SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3. All test cases have passed with no issues and we do fully support this update to SQL Server 2005.


Commerce Server 2009 MSDN Forum is now available

The MSDN support and news forum for partners and customers is now live and you can start posting your Commerce Server 2009 related questions, suggestions and feedback on the forum. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/commserver2009/threads/   To visit the forums for Commerce Server 2007 and earlier versions you can use the link below. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/commserver/


Support and compatibility with 2008 products

The question regarding does Commerce Server 2007 support Windows Server 2008 and/or SQL Server 2008 and/or Visual Studio 2008 has came up several times and I wanted to give a quick post on this. With the release of Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2, we do fully support both Windows Server 2008 and Visual Studio…


Welcome to the Commerce Server Support Team Blog

Hello everyone.  We are now live with the Commerce Server Support Team Blog. Our aim is to share information and insight into the inner working of Commerce Server.  Various members of the Commerce Server support team will be making use of this blog to share with everyone. If you have topics that you would like…