Tag Archives: EventQueue

Sitecore Event Queue – How to clean it – and why

Yesterday the dreaded Sitecore Event Queue almost killed me again – well it certainly almost killed my CM server. The server went from being busy but stable to being unresponsive. CPU and memory load skyrocketed: Obviously it happened after a … Continue reading

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Sitecore EventQueue deadlocks – how to solve them and how to avoid them

The Sitecore 7.0+ EventQueue mechanism can in some rare occurrences cause a deadlock to occur. You will notice that when it happens, your Sitecore Shell will come to a complete halt, the DMS becomes unresponsive, and you experience SQL timeout exceptions. Sitecore resumes … Continue reading

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