Migrating to v1.9

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Presented at dotCMS Boot Camp 2010, this presentation covers everything that entails migrating from earlier versions to the upcoming release v1.9. We cover what you can anticipate in the migration process and best practices for making it go as smoothly as possible.

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Migrating to v1.9

  1. 1. Migra&ng  to  1.9   What  this  means  for  you  
  2. 2. Overview   •  New  Licensing  Model   •  Changes  under  the  Covers   •  New  Features!!  (and  how  to  take  advantage  of   them)   •  Backward  Compa&bility   •  Some  things  can’t  be  Automated  
  3. 3. New  Licensing   •  Why  New  Versions   –  Community   –  Enterprise   –  Enterprise  Prime   •  Community  Edi&on  not  defined  by  Quality   •  Hard  work  was  done  to  size  offerings   appropriately  for  current  customers.  
  4. 4. Changes  Under  the  Covers   •  Numeric  IDs  to  Alphanumeric  ID   –  Globally  Unique   •  Lucene  Changes   –  Query  language  a  bit  more  natural   –  Index  storing  less,  smaller  index  =  faster  index   –  Lucene  Query  Tool   •  On  Disk  Caching  (has  made  it  back  to  EE  2009)   •  New  packaging  –  standard  WAR   •  Hosts  are  Content  
  5. 5. New  Features!!   •  URL  Maps   •  Custom  Fields   •  Binary  Field   •  CMIS   •  Login  As   •  Caching   •  Hosts  as  Content  
  6. 6. Permissions   •  Changes  to  Roles   –  Hierarchical  Roles   –  No  More  Groups   –  Locked  Roles   •  Changes  to  Permissions   –  Permissions  can  (should)  Inherit   –  Permission  Inheritance  Tree   –  Users  can  have  specific  Permissions   •  “Login  As”  is  your  friend  
  7. 7. Backward  Compa&bility   •  No  more  JSR-­‐168   •  No  more  groups   •  Dropped  support  for  IE  6.0   •  Many  legacy  roles  dropped   •  Portlet  permissions  dropped   •  Category  Groups  are  Deprecated  

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