Likelihood to Recommend - If your application works well without being converted into microservices-based architecture & fits correctly in a VM, needs less scaling, have a fixed traffic pattern then it is better to keep away from Kubernetes. Otherwise, the operational challenges & technical expertise will add a lot to the OPEX. Also, if you're the one who thinks that containers consume fewer resources as compared to VMs then this is not true. As soon as you convert your application to a microservice-based architecture, a lot of components will add up, shooting your resource consumption even higher than VMs so, please beware. K8s should be avoided - When the application needs quick scaling, is already in microservice-based architecture, has no fixed traffic pattern, most of the employees already have desired skills. Kubernetes is a good choice Read full review
In B2B scenarios for the primary orders, commerce cloud fits very well and have background services readily usable. In Searching it should give some more configuration based cockpit for the advance search configuration and custom attribute searching. B2B content management and promotions management is very easy from business perspective and helps to reduce the dependency on the development team.
Read full review Pros Complex cluster management can be done with simple commands with strong authentication and authorization schemes Exhaustive documentation and open community smoothens the learning process As a user a few concepts like pod, deployment and service are sufficient to go a long way Read full review Its structure which is based on the characteristics of Java Spring is very good, so you can better manage your tools and it is reflected quickly and very perceptively. All the information stored is divided in an organized way and in the corresponding place according to its area; this allows us to locate it without any problem when looking for some data. Simply, this software is very easy to use, it does not have unnecessary tools, and it does not have any specific function; all its functions are optimal. Read full review Cons Local development, Kubernetes does tend to be a bit complicated and unnecessary in environments where all development is done locally. The need for add-ons, Helm is almost required when running Kubernetes. This brings a whole new tool to manage and learn before a developer can really start to use Kubernetes effectively. Finicy configmap schemes. Kubernetes configmaps often have environment breaking hangups. The fail safes surrounding configmaps are sadly lacking. Read full review As per experience performance is the area where improvement can be done when ordering 500 products and more. SAP support for CCV2 deployment and SAP Products issues. If we can bring Facet hierarchy feature as well as slider facets options out of box There are performance issues in grouping functionality if we have many children of a group in PLP/CLP. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
I truly enjoy leading Hybris development projects and participating in new feature development for the platform. I see huge potential for growth and hope to be instrumental in bringing Hybris to the bleeding edge of presentation layer technology.
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Read full review Usability
The SAP Commerce Cloud product has powerful content management that identifies products, catalogs, and promotions. In addition, it has a feature where inventory is tracked integrated with existing ERP (SAP and/or non-SAP) systems. With SAP Commerce Cloud, we can enable transactions to trigger all processes to integrate with existing ERP systems. In this way, it is possible to manage the system from end to end.
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We have the right to open a ticket or submit request to SAP support teams for all the problems we have experienced. They also provide solutions for critical issues within 48 hours. In addition, the product has support documents such as a user guide and admin guide. In addition, there is a strong community of users. In this way, we can access solution of some specific problems that we have fallen on from there.
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Scalability of the product was good Seamless integrations were helped in reducing the implementation for the development team to integrate with the SAP ERP Product framework helped customer to customize and adapt the new features which were developed basis business processes and ease of customer experience. Deployment and creation of the build becomes very easy with the CCv2 setup.
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Most of the required features for any orchestration tool or framework, which is provided by Kubernetes. After understanding all modules and features of the K8S, it is the best fit for us as compared with others out there.
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SAP Commerce Cloud has tight integration with the backend SAP allowing for our specific business requirements to be tied into the platform. The site user friendliness was intuitive and received nothing but positive feedback from the user community. Data integration and security were another key factors. The overall cost to support and maintain utilizing internal resources as much as possible and only supplement when needed.
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Generally, I've been very happy with SAP Commerce Cloud. I feel like it's a good solution for enterprise-level companies that do a significant volume of e-commerce. I do wish that the CMS was easier to use and that it was easier to integrate with CRM systems.
Read full review Return on Investment Because of microservices, Kubernetes makes it easy to find the cost of each application easily. Like every new technology, initially, it took more resources to educate ourselves but over a period of time, I believe it's going to be worth it. Read full review For my clients, it has streamlined the costs incurred in their IT infra as using SAP Commerce Cloud requires a lesser upfront setup Due to flexibility in SAP Commerce Cloud, another client was able to scale up their operations and ended up with 5x of orders in the pandemic Read full review ScreenShots SAP Commerce Cloud Screenshots