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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…

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…

D8 Development: Console, Menus, and Entity load/save basics

I learn best when I have a problem to solve, and with one of our D8 upgrade projects, we had a…

Fixing broken URL Aliases on a Drupal 6 -> Drupal 8 migration

So there are definite "gotchas" to migrating content from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8, when you take…

Workers

Git Branch Strategy meets Continuous Deployment

Our branch strategy based on Git Flow did not survive. It was getting a bit old in the tooth,…

Updating a D6 -> Drupal 8.0.x migration to Drupal 8.1.x

We have several Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 upgrade projects going on, which is particularly…

Bot

A Flash of Insight

Its name is Watney. Watney lives in Matrix. Watney is a bot I created about 6 months ago to…

Quality-oriented Drupal DevOps

Here are the slides from my 2015 Drupal Summit talk, Quality Drupal DevOps!

You…

Drupal on Docker, with a pinch of Salt

Faster, more secure, more maintainable. Three nice benefits we get from our new standard Drupal…

The case for git as a deployment tool

More and more I keep running into assertions that Git is a version control tool, and that if…