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eCommerce Overview

AEM generic eCommerce is available as part of a standard installation and provides you with the full functionality of the eCommerce framework.
Adobe provides two versions of the Commerce Integration Framework:
CIF on-prem
CIF Cloud
Supported AEM versions
AEM on-prem or AMS 6.x
AEM AMS 6.4 and 6.5
Back-end
- AEM, Java
- Monolithic integration, pre-build mapping (template)
- JCR repository
- Magento
- Java and Javascript
- No Commerce data stored in JCR repository
Front-end
AEM server-side rendered pages
Mixed page application (hybrid rendering)
Product catalog
- Product importer, editor, caching in AEM
- Regular catalogs with AEM or proxy pages
- No product import
- Generic templates
- On-demand data via connector
Scalability
- Can support up to a few million products (depends on the use-case)
- Caching on Dispatcher
- No volume limitation
- Caching on Dispatcher or CDN
Standardized data model
No
Yes, Magento GraphQL schema
Availability
Yes:
- SAP Commerce Cloud (Extension updated to support AEM 6.4 and Hybris 5 (default) and maintains compatibility with Hybris 4
- Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Connector open-sourced to support AEM 6.4)
Yes via open source via GitHub.
Magento Commerce (Supports Magento 2.3.2 (default) and compatible with Magento 2.3.1).
When to use
Limited use-cases: For scenarios where small, static catalogs may need to be imported
Preferred solution in most use-cases

Deploying Other Implementations

For information about concepts and administering eCommerce implementations, see Administering eCommerce .
For information about extending eCommerce capabilities, see Developing eCommerce .