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16.11.2015
Posted by Kevin Hankens
Acquia Engineering is excited to be open-sourcing Statsgod, a reimplementation of StatsD we created internally to help scale our metrics collection effort. Acquia developers often create tooling to build, deploy, and monitor applications we run on Amazon Web Services, and Statsgod is one such tool that we want to make publicly available. Statsgod was designed to be highly scalable and easily deployed. Features Added StatsD was originally created by Etsy and we have…
29.07.2015
Posted by Erik Webb
You’d hate to have your business struggle for critical resources such as skilled employees, Internet bandwidth, or even capital. The same is undoubtedly true for website performance.   For developers, “contention” refers to when many website visitors are simultaneously competing for your application’s attention. In this blog – the third in a series about load testing – we’ll look at how you can try to catch a contention issue before it becomes a really big issue.   The…
05.04.2015
Posted by The Acquia Team
Since we introduced the original version of Acquia Dev Desktop, thousands of people have used it to quickly create local Drupal sites on their Mac or Windows PCs. Over the years we have received a lot of great feedback, and so we redesigned Dev Desktop 2 from the ground up, incorporating the most requested improvements. Thousands of users have tried the beta version, and now it's ready for prime time. If you haven't upgraded to the April 3rd release of Dev Desktop 2,…
25.06.2014
Posted by The Acquia Team
This post is part of a series: A Beginner’s Guide to Distributions: A fast-track to Drupal development. I want to apologize to my loyal blog readers, I love you so! I had a bit of a personal hiccup, which meant a few weeks of my life were shuffled up and didn't fall back in the places I had put them. I am continuing with this series, and TODAY, you can join me and Jakub Suchy for a webinar talking all about distributions. The first distribution I want to show you is…