Sitecore – An explanation of the XDB databases

When Sitecore 9 was introduced, a new way of storing contact data called XDB was introduced. XDB which is short for the Experience Database, stores all the data related to contacts, such as interactions, contacts and their related facets. To support a large intake and retention of data, Sitecore chose to use sharded databases, which …

Sitecore – Resharding your XDB databases

Sitecore is great in collecting data; an insane amount of data. The XDB data that Sitecore collects is stored within the XDB Shard databases. These databases contain everything about contacts, their interactions and their facets. When you have Sitecore running for a while, you’ll see these databases grow. Out of the box there’s nothing that …

ListManager – Duplicate contacts with the same email address

Most of you will already know, but all Contact Identifiers within XConnect are case-sensitive. This means that [email protected] is different than [email protected] One should expect that the List Manager converts all emailaddresses to lowercase, so the import would be consistent, and that it does not depend on the Markteer knowing that he should have converted …