Is it still possible (or advisable) to host Adobe Experience Manager outside of Adobe? Veteran AEM Ops guys Tad Reeves from Arbory Digital and Joey Smith from Rightpoint discuss what’s NOT in the marketing materials about what you should consider when deciding where your AEM workload goes.
Key moments in the discussion:
- 0:00 – Intros
- 0:30 – Is self-hosted AEM still a thing?
- 1:00 – What is AEM and how does it work?
- 6:19 – Gotchas of a More-Complicated AEM Environment
- 14:30 – What AEM as a Cloud Service Solves
- 18:57 – Assets in the Cloud Service is Awesome
- 23:20 – AEM 6.x Upgrades are Pure Pain
- 25:45 – Pros & Cons of AEM Cloud Service
- 27:35 – Continuous Integration considerations
- 30:10 – Why isn’t everyone on AEM Cloud Service?
- 32:35 – Let’s Talk About Data Residency
- 36:18 – Hosting in China
- 40:35 – Weighing the actual cost of support
- 43:10 – Devops Pipeline and SLDC
- 49:00 – Monitoring & Log Aggregation
- 53:38 – Operational Support Structure
- 56:20 – Support on top of Adobe Support
- 1:00:30 – Wrapping Up & Cord Tools Plug
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Please give it a listen, and let us know what you think? Do you think self-hosted AEM is still a thing?