This Week in AEM… Akamai and AEM

We have had customers ask in the past if the Dispatcher is the same as a CDN. The Answer: no. The Dispatcher is not the same thing as a CDN. Yes, you can use a CDN with your AEM infrastructure. The problem becomes the scenario behind cache invalidation and TTL. It requires some fine tuning, …


Maven Build Profiles and the Sling JCR Install Service

tldr; Doing both autoInstallPackage and autoInstallBundle at the same time can cause conflicts in the OSGi/Felix/System/Web Console as it installs the jars. JCR config and install folders will not work correctly when the conflict happens. Just do autoInstallPackage. If there is a conflict, there will be folders to mark progress under /system/sling/installer/jcr/pauseInstallation—delete them, and then …