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Podcast: Adventures in CI/CD

Listen to our recent podcast with the Lando team and our Sr. Director of CMS Product Development, Solomon Gifford, as they talk about the wild world of modern CI/CD providers, SecDevOps, and the quest to put the "dev" back in "DevOps". We recently collaborated with the Lando team on a guide to modern CI/CD providers to help developers take the next step in their CI/CD adventurers. This podcast is a follow-up to that article. A few things to listen for...

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Deploying Drupal on AWS: Don’t Go it Alone!

After more than a year where in-person interactions took a back seat to online interactions, users’ expectations for digital experiences are higher than ever. In fact, more than half of U.S. consumers (65%) now prefer their brand experiences to be online. To keep pace with more digital-first consumers, a growing number of organizations are turning to cloud services.

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Public Sector Drupal Sites Benefit from AWS Cloud But Still Have to Keep Compliance Top of Mind

As the shift to online services pervades in the wake of the pandemic, cloud adoption in the public sector continues to accelerate. To keep pace with the demand for digital operations, more government agencies are looking to hyperscale clouds like Amazon Web Services to meet a growing array of cloud needs. One such need is improving website infrastructure to deliver improved digital experiences using a combination of Drupal and cloud. 

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For Drupal Security Updates, A Third-Party Provider Can Help Keep Sites Safe and Free Up Time for IT Teams

Drupal is one of the most popular and trusted content management systems out there. This robust, open source platform powers some of the largest and most sensitive websites in the world, thanks to its customizable and secure offering—which is constantly being improved upon by its active community. 

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How Drupal 9 Enables Smoother, More Efficient Drupal Migrations

Historically, migrating to a new version of Drupal has been a complicated process. In fact,  complex migrations were the norm for Drupal users until the release of Drupal 8, which moved Drupal core to a continuous innovation model. Under this new model, users now receive minor updates in their system’s functionality more frequently than major ones every six months.

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How BlackMesh Helps CMS Product Owners Keep Things Secure and Compliant

Open source content management systems like Drupal, Magento and WordPress are popular options for companies today because they make it easier for IT and development teams to integrate various emerging technologies—like workflow automation tools, Kubernetes and public cloud environments—into their web applications. These open source platforms integrate new capabilities that improve the digital experience for end users or add efficiencies to internal workflows. 

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How To Continuously Implement Drupal Security Updates

  Keeping on top of updates to internet software can be a laborious task for IT teams. Though critical to the security of a website or application, the processes—from tracking new releases to scheduling and running the updates—can be both time-consuming and tedious. 

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To Block FLoC or not? Google’s new tracking technology

A lot of interest has been generated recently on the implications of Google’s new tracking technology – Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC).  In brief, Google is trying to reduce its dependency on cookies (or eliminate them) and instead allow the browser to assign each user tracked into an “interest cohort” – which is essentially a tag for a group of people that all share similar interests.  As a user browses the web, the browser summarizes all activity and assigns a cohort.   Advertisers are then able to target specific cohorts.