Acquia Cloud

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Acquia Cloud is a Drupal-tuned application lifecycle management suite with a complete infrastructure to support Drupal deployment workflow processes from development and staging through to production. Acquia Cloud includes powerful developer user interfaces, secure server access using SSH, and automated deployment from a version-controlled code repository. It operates on proven open-source technologies that our team has selected, tested, and optimized for Drupal. With Acquia Cloud, Acquia delivers comprehensive Drupal infrastructure support from a single vendor.

For a comprehensive overview of Acquia Cloud developer tools that help to automate workflows and optimize sites, visit Acquia Developer Experience Details.

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13.09.2018
Posted by Josh Waihi
Cache tags are a game changer for your caching strategy in Drupal 8. Expiry vs invalidation Up until Drupal 8, Drupal has had one caching strategy called cache expiration. It cached computed output for a fixed period of time (e.g. 1 hour). There are two downsides to this approach: You cannot see newer content until the expiration time (time-to-live or TTL) had lapsed. You would have to compute output again after the expiration period even if nothing had changed.…
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…