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Time Out for SQL Timeouts

Yuriy Sountsov    —       —    Featured Knowledge Base Article

An import is failing after a long time, can't add a new page in a complex part of the tree, getting errors hosting on a server with low resources? Most likely, the culprit is the same every time. Check the Event log, it's the dreaded SQL timeout: Execution Timeout Expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding. The statement has been terminated. Let's find out what's going on and what you can do about it.

20 Things Developers Should Know about Kentico 2020

Brian McKeiver    —       —    Featured Article

A new year means that a new version of Kentico is around the corner, and I feel this time around the release situation is a little different, as no past version nor major release can hold a candle to the upcoming release of Kentico 13, aptly code named Kentico 2020 or Kentico Phoenix. There is so much going on, that I thought it might be good to summarize the key aspects of the release that developers should be aware of it.

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Announcing the 2020 Kentico MVPs

Ondrej Polesny    —       —    Featured Article

Like every year, last December the Kentico MVP committee had the pleasant duty of awarding the most active members of the Kentico community with the MVP award. What is the award and who can now use the title Kentico MVP?

Retirement of the Old Kentico Marketplace

Ryan Overton    —       —    Featured Article

It's been 10 and 1/2 years since we launched the original Marketplace. In that time, we've had 450+ amazing contributions extending the out-of-the-box functionality of Kentico and approximately 15,000 downloads per year. As the direction of Kentico changes, moving towards MVC and away from Web Forms, so must the Marketplace. 

Getting started with Kentico EMS using Docker

Ryan Overton    —       —    Featured Article

Looking to get started with Kentico EMS, but not quite sure where to begin? Hesitant on installing another piece of software fortesting? Want to test the latest update? We've got you covered! Utilizing Docker, you can configure and run a complete Kentico EMS environment with a few commands. 

Phoenix's on Fire!

Michal Kadák    —       —    Featured Article

Ladies and gentlemen, it's finally here. The official list of features that won't be included in the next, MVC-Only, version of the Kentico solution—Kentico 2020, codename Phoenix. Discard the drafts—no need to send more emails asking about it. Sit back, relax, and read about the modules that will burn.

What's up with Custom Data?

Matthew Sandstrom    —       —    Featured Knowledge Base Article

During your time working with Kentico, you may have stumbled upon a field whose name includes “CustomData.” These fields can be found in many of the E-commerce related objects, such as ShoppingCarts, Orders, and CalculationRequests. In some cases, such fields can come in handy, storing additional E-commerce information that the objects don’t already contain. Their utility is furthered by the fact that in many cases, CustomData fields are automatically transferred to related objects.