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6 things to consider before the next AWS outage

Yesterday Amazon Web Services (AWS) had a major outage in their US-East datacenter, in Virgina…

Privacy Matters

Last week the Note to Self podcast put together a thought-provoking, action-inspiring series…

Handle 40x as much traffic -- Switch to Drupal 8 [Update: ok, not so much]

[Update: It turns out the Drupal 7 site we tested had page caching disabled. With page caching…

2017: The year of encryption

Starting this month, Chrome users are going to start seeing a lot more sites flagged as insecure…

Drupal 8 Configuration Management in the real world - workflow and gotchas

Panacea, or disaster? Drupal 8 Configuration Management was supposed to solve all our woes when…

Yet another messaging platform: Why Riot?

People who know me know I can get stubborn when I get sold on a particular technology. For the…

Ask Freelock: What e-commerce platform would you recommend?

Shan asks,

Hi folks- I am looking for an out of box eCommerce solution that meets the…

Drupal vs WordPress: Why there are no objective comparisons

WordPress versus Drupal. Republican versus Democrat. Two debates where the differences seem so…

11 Questions Businesses need to ask themselves when choosing a Drupal host: The Comprehensive Freelock Hosting Guide

When choosing any service provider, a crucial question is, "What happens if something goes…

The Permanent Web

[Update: a few days after I published this, Vector.im rebranded as Riot.im. It's the same…