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Posted by Moshe Weitzman on Feb 27, 2014
This blog post is a textual representation of the video shared yesterday. If you are visual learner, watch it. If you are in a hurry, read this blog :). Peter's video also shows how configuration_log module can be used to materialize all config changes in Prod so they may be easily integrated back...
Posted by Peter Wolanin on Feb 26, 2014
Update: a textual representation of the first half of this video has been posted. Two weeks ago I had a great opportunity to spend a few days working with Moshe Weitzman (moshe weitzman), Justin Randell (beejeebus), Alex Bronstein (effulgentsia), and Stéphane Corlosquet (scor) to look at the...
Posted by Jakub Suchy on Feb 20, 2014
Whether you are just moving to Drupal or upgrading to a new version of Drupal, if you are starting with an existing website, you are facing the same problem: Your migration timeline. It will take you significant effort to move everything you have to the new system and you cannot play catch-up all...
Posted by Cameron Tod on Feb 13, 2014
In my previous post, I wrote about how multisite is a powerful mechanism for code management. In this post, I am going to talk about how to manage multi-site at an infrastructure level, and the considerations you should take when deciding upon your site architecture. Gotchas and misconceptions It's...
Posted by Cameron Tod on Feb 06, 2014
Drupal has a fantastically useful feature called Multi-site - it allows you to serve many sites from a single Drupal codebase. This can greatly reduce the overhead of managing code across multiple sites, and enables great agility in launching new sites quickly. In this article, I'll go into the...
Posted by Gord Christmas on Jan 30, 2014
This past Sunday I was part of the Acquia team working behind the scenes to help support the GRAMMY Awards website crew, whose talented members make the GRAMMY.com experience such a success. I was on the ground at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live, getting an inside look at the GRAMMY team in action,...
Posted by Tim Tufts on Jan 30, 2014
It’s been about 3 years since the last major release of Drupal and with over 1,700 contributors who are hard at work building the next iteration, Drupal 8 will be upon us before we know it. Are you excited about Drupal 8? Here are five key features we’re very excited to get our hands on and get...
Posted by Nate Swart on Jan 28, 2014
This is part 1 of a 3 part series overviewing the Project QA Drupal module: Introducing Project QA: Part 1 (Introductions) Project QA: Writing a Submodule Project QA: With Great Power You can check out the project page on Drupal.org or even see a live demo over at projectqa.nateofnine.com. As I...
Posted by Kyle Hofmeyer on Jan 23, 2014
Cross-posted with permission from Drupalize.Me One thing in Drupal 7 that people have a love-hate relationship with is the Features module. Features gives you the means to export database-stored site settings in code that you can put into version-control and move from server to server. In Drupal 7...
Posted by Kris Buytaert on Jan 23, 2014
As mentioned before, devops can be summarized by talking about culture, automation, monitoring metrics and sharing. Although devops is not about tooling, there are a number of open source tools out there that will be able to help you achieve your goals. Some of those tools will also enable better...