28.06.2018
Posted by Jenny Heffernan
As a Data Scientist at Acquia I get to build machine learning models to solve problems or speed up tasks that are time consuming for humans. This means I spend a lot of time getting data into a format that is usable by machine learning models, or even just putting it in a useful form for exploratory analysis. One of the tools I use for handling large amounts of data and getting it into the required format is Apache Spark. Spark is an open source analytics engine for…
27.06.2018
Posted by Preston So
Atop the Castle of Saint Barbara in Alicante, time sometimes seems to slow down, and words that once held grand meaning seem inadequate. I had a similar feeling both during and on the heels of DrupalCamp Spain, organized by the Spanish Drupal Association and held this year at Las Cigarreras cultural center in a seaside city that is one of the crown jewels of not only the Valencian Community but also of Spain. The Spanish Drupal community welcomed Acquia with open arms…
30.05.2018
Posted by Travis Carden
Revered management thinker Peter Drucker once wrote, “If you can’t replicate something because you don’t understand it, then it really hasn’t been invented; it’s only been done.” In many ways content modeling in Drupal has been done without being invented. There is no accepted method of analysis, no common format for specification, no process for change management, no best practices for testing. Consequently outcomes are highly variable. For this reason, we’re…
23.05.2018
Posted by DC Denison
More and more organizations are using JavaScript frameworks to create visitor-facing experiences with Drupal as a backend, but Drupal's own administration interface has not yet embraced a modern JavaScript framework. Understandably, there is high demand for Drupal to provide a cutting-edge experience for its own users: the site's content creators and administrators. Good news, though, from Dries Buytaert, the original creator and project lead for the Drupal open…