Audience: Administrators, Developers.
This document describes how to scale Sitecore CMS solutions by configuring multiple instances in one or more environments, such as, Content Management (CM) and Content Delivery (CD) environments. There is also a description of some alternative configurations that could be implemented to meet certain infrastructure and security requirements.
The information in this manual applies to Sitecore CMS 7.0 - 7.2
- Download Sitecore CMS Scaling Guide in A4 format (PDF, 1.3 MB)
- Download Sitecore CMS Scaling Guide in US-Letter format (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Additionally, you can download the configuration file that is referred to in the manual.
- Download the Master-to-Web configuration file (ZIP Archive, 1KB)
The information about SQL Server replication in these manuals is no longer applicable.
Sitecore does not recommend using replication on new implementations, except in the scenarios described in this article about SQL Server scaling features.
Furthermore, Sitecore Support can provide guidance on implementing a migration plan.