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Mon, 12/15/2014 - 21:12
Earlier this year we undertook a project to upgrade a client's infrastructure to all new servers including a migration from old Puppet scripts which were starting to show their age after many years of server and service changes. During this process, we created a new set of Puppet scripts using Hiera to separate configuration data from modules. read more
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 20:01
 This post is part of an ongoing series detailing the new personas that have been drawn up as part of our Drupal.org user research. Bronwen Buswell is a newcomer to Drupal. Based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Bronwen works as a Conference and Communications Coordinator at a nonprofit called PEAK Parent Center, which is dedicated to supporting the families of children with disabilities. While...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 17:03
I just posted a large excerpt from Ansible for DevOps over on the Server Check.in blog: Highly-Available Infrastructure Provisioning and Configuration with Ansible. In it, I describe a simple set of playbooks that configures a highly-available infrastructure primarily for PHP-based websites and web applications, using Varnish, Apache, Memcached, and MySQL, each configured in a way optimal for...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 17:00
Angular.js is the hot new thing right now for designing applications in the client. Well, it’s not so new anymore but is sure as hell still hot, especially now that it’s being used and backed by Google. It takes the idea of a JavaScript framework to a whole new level and provides a great basis for developing rich and dynamic apps that can run in the browser or as hybrid mobile apps. In this...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 16:40
Today most of the websites have search functionality. With the help of Apache Solr the time spent on waiting for a search result can be radically reduced. In this article we are going to set up a basic searching infrastructure on a *nix-based system.
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 16:39
Many people know that addressfield hasn’t been the easiest module to maintain. There are over 200 countries in the world, each with its own addressing requirements. Addressfield attempted to provide a sane default for all of them, along with a plugin architecture for handling per-country customizations. But with so many countries, the list of needed improvements became never-ending, and the...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 16:19
Best Modules for Media in Drupal: How to Install and Configure Scald In the first part of this series, “Scalable & Sustainable Media Management for Drupal Websites”, I talked about media management solutions for Drupal. Specifically, I am interested in managing large amounts of files in a reusable manner. The solution I like best at the moment is Scald. Just so we don't get...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:35
Faichi Solutions is a leading software development company specialized in Drupal custom application development, Drupal module development, Drupal framework development and cloud computing services Categories: CorporateCountries: United States of AmericaLanguages: EnglishDrupal Version: Drupal 7.x
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:16
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Drupal Performance TipsIn the spirit of the computer video game Doom and its skill levels, we’ll review a few ways you can improve  your Drupal speed performance     and optimize for better results and server response time. These tips that we’ll cover may be at times specific to Drupal 6 versions, although     you can always learn the best...
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:15
Start:  2014-12-17 (All day) America/New_York Online meeting (eg. IRC meeting) Organizers:  David_Rothstein The monthly security release window for Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 core...

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