Turning Drupal Into a Machine for Automated Deployment

October 27, 2015 7:30 am

This talk will include

  • A summary of the existing challenges to operations and development of new features
  • A high-level picture of how this is orchestrated by Drupal
  • How server configuration is managed for Apache Solr
  • Request handling with Nginx to help our load balancing process
  • How this scales for up to 4000+ Solr cores.
  • How we spawn new search cores for customers automatically.
  • Some more detailed explanations of how Drupal modules, the Drupal queue, and PHP libraries are leveraged.


Acquia, Inc.
Senior Search Engineer, Acquia Content Services