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The Drupal project, with over 500,000 community members and 1,000,000 active sites, is well beyond critical mass. Large organizations, including the NYSE, Florida Hospital and Turner Broadcasting, are ...

The Drupal project, with over 500,000 community members and 1,000,000 active sites, is well beyond critical mass. Large organizations, including the NYSE, Florida Hospital and Turner Broadcasting, are making significant investments in Drupal as their standard web platform for sites large and small. In this session, Bryan House will provide an overview of the Drupal social publishing system - how it manages content and users - to build extraordinary web experiences.

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  • Drupal in the Enterprise Bryan House Vice President, Marketing Acquia @bryanhouse
  • Your Customer’s Brand Lives ina Broad Digital Ecosystem Corporate Site Product Sites “Marketing” Sites HR Sites Social Media 3rd-party Channels Experiences © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Enterprise Web Infrastructure External Websites Product sites Corp Site Marketing Microsites Community sites Other sites Internal Websites Collaboration Intranet Departmental Sites
  • Who is the Enterprise? “Global 10,000” – More than 2,500 employees – Greater than $500M revenues – Actually approximately 14,000 businesses worldwide © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • What are Organizations Trying toAccomplish?Publish & organize rich content quicklyManage collections of sitesBuild communities to support ad hoc businessactivities © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Who is the Enterprise? Well defined procurement processes Multiple decision influencers – Technical stakeholders – CIO & CTO, Architects, sysadmins, development – Business stakeholders – CMO, department heads, content contributors © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • For many, its not simplya choice between open source options © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • They Need a Flexible Web Platformthat Meets a Full Range of Needs [scale] Product Sites Corporate Sites “Marketing” Sites [complexity & longevity] © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Drupal Social Publishing Platform Open source, social publishing phenomenon. Drupal powers > 2% of the Web. Market Size [1,00,000+ sites] Innovation [7,000+ modules] Community [500,000+ members] [ “… is as much a Social Software platform as it is a web content management system.” CMS Watch, The Web CMS Report 2009 ] © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Assembled Web Experiences Architecture to rapidly “assemble” experiences from building-blocks instead of code sites from scratch.[ ][ ][ ] Drupal Core Acquia Drupal with Solution Recommended Distributions Modules © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Who ? © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Drupal in the Enterprise Corporate Product launches, event communications sites, partnership sites, announcement sites Corporate Site “Marketing” Sites Internal Product Sites SitesProduct marketing Collaborative intranet,community sites, and project management sitessupport sites © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Enterprise Questions about Drupal Is the content model flexible enough? Is it secure? Will Drupal fit within my IT infrastructure? Does Drupal scale? Will Drupal continue to evolve? © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Shift to Content ServicesFrom self-contained, page-centric applications tocontent services frameworksModular, flexible architecture to support rapidapplication developmentRESTful services - core infrastructure of the Web © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Manages ContentViewsReferences blog wiki web video imageContent post entry page library gallery mediaNodes © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved. © 2010 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Dynamic Content OrganizationFree of hierarchical folder / site map approach tocontent organizationContent service-level controlsVocabulary driven organization © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Organizes ContentContentTagging © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Organizes ContentContentTagging © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Organizes Content !"#$"%Site Visitors &(")$*+,-."%ContentTagging © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Organizes Content !! !"#$"% !!Site Visitors !! &(")$*+,-."%ContentTagging © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Organizes Content !! !"#$"% !!Site Visitors !! &(")$*+,-."%ContentTagging © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Content Rich Web Experiences profiles / content friends (micro) rich media blogging UGC Social Publishing templates workflow analytics taxonomy groups social tagging Drupal theme © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Drupal Manages Users Administrator Authenticated Anonymous Users Users Roles authors editors Groups of Unlimited like users custom roles, Permissions Create Page Edit Page Operations allowed by role permissions & views Views My Posts All Posts Determined by permissions © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Drupal Architecture © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Runs on Popular Configurations ...used by world’s biggest companies Linux, Windows or Mac Apache, MS IIS MySQL, PostgresSQL, Oracle, SQL Server PHP © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • It’s All About the Modules Drupal “Core” Modules • 30 modules • 900+ contributors Drupal “Community” Modules • 8,000 modules • 5,000+ contributors Testing • qa.drupal.org with 30k tests Module Extending • “Hooks” enable developers to override module behaviors, customize with precision © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Presentation Layer for Theming Presentation layer separate from content Customize with HTML, CSS & PHP Across multiple device formats For specific user roles, permissions, & content Dynamically respond to content © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Tune for Performance & Scale Load balancing, page & opcode Load Load caching, SSL acceleration Balancer1 Balancer2 • Varnish, Nginx, APC Database performance tuning Web Web Web Server Server Server • Memcache DB Master DB Backup © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Is Open Source Software (OSS)Secure? “Continuous and broad peer review, enabled by publicly available source code, supports software David M. Wennergren reliability and security Department of Defense CIO “Clarifying Guidance Regarding Open Source Software” efforts” © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Security in the Drupal Community Drupal security team has 35 members Regularly published security advisories Open Web Application Security Project • Top Ten Vulnerabilities: Audited & Passed Proof point: www.whitehouse.gov More info: drupalsecurityreport.org © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Enterprise Fit Using Standards External Application Integration • XMLRPC (Drupal native) • The Drupal Services Module • SOAP (web services) • AMF • REST © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Enterprise Fit Using Standards Integration with document management systems with Content Management Interoperability Standard Database Abstraction Layer © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Access, Authorization & Authorization • 368 Modules • Write your own custom integration module © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Enterprise Content Migration Case study - The Examiner • 1M pages • 1M+ comments • 50k slideshows • 800k images • 300k user-created content tags Implemented “Incremental Migration” No extensive downtime required © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Multiple Language Support (localize.drupal.org) © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Why Drupal for the Enterprise Flexible content services model Custom roles & permissions Established security processes Enterprise web architecture Proven scalability © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Learn More: Drupal TCO Whitepaperhttp://acquia.com/resources/whitepapers © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Thank You Contact:Bryan House | bryan@acquia.com | @bryanhouse © 2011 Acquia, Inc. All rights reserved.