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Frederik Demets
Solutions Architect
Agenda
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Me
Acquia
Acquia Cloud Enterprise
Cases
Q&A
400+
worldwide
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Acquia gathering 2013
Acquia is the Enterprise Guide to Drupal

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Co-founded by the creator of Drupal in 2007
250% 3 year CAGR
4000+ cust...
Acquia Customers
Media

Entertainment

Public Sector

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PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL - do not redistribute

Higher Ed
Acquia Customers
High Tech

Pharma / Healthcare

Financial Services

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PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL - do not redistribute...
Acquia Customers Benelux

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Digital Lifecycle Management: What we do.

Solution arch

24x7x365
Maintenance
burden reduced
Maintain

Plan

Scale
Bursta...
Digital Lifecycle Management: What we do.

Solution arch

24x7x365
Maintenance
burden reduced
Maintain

Plan

Scale
Bursta...
Two Biggest Concerns of IT Teams

Is my site up?

10
Two Biggest Concerns of IT Teams

Is it performing as
expected?
11
The Reality
“A slow business
service is no better
than no business
service.”
Realize Practical Application
Performance Man...
What does it take to
develop, deploy, host and maintain great
Drupal sites?
1.
2.

Consistent testing to ensure performanc...
Let’s dig in
14
What Makes a Web Project Successful?

HIGH QUALITY
CODE & CONFIG

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Streamline Development With our
Automated & Integrated Platform

• Separate Dev, Staging and Production environments
• Sou...
Develop

Acquia Insight QA’s Development
Configuration monitoring
Monitors more than 130 settings:
• Performance. Page
cac...
What Makes a Web Project Successful?

TESTING TO ENSURE
PERFORMANCE

18
Testing Code & Config Quality is Easy
in Our Staging Environment

• Cloud API allows access to control environment
• Cloud...
Ensure Success with Optimization
Tools
Machine load
testing

100% Jmeter
compatible load testing

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Test
What Makes a Web Project Successful?

DEPLOYMENTS
THAT JUST WORK

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Deployments just work when you
push to our prod environment

• Production environment protected until code, files,
and db ...
What Makes a Web Project Successful?

BURSTABLE,
RESILIENT
RESOURCES
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High performance is ensured with
Acquia’s Drupal-tuned platform
Drupal-tuned platform for sites
large & small
• Single & m...
Acquia Cloud hardware options
Small
1 x m1.small
512MB RAM
1 ECU

Medium
1 x c1.medium
1.7GB RAM
5 ECU

Large
1 x m1.large...
Burstable resources never let your
best day become your worst
Dollars wasted

Potential outages

Pay for what you need,
99...
Multi-region failover offers resiliency
for sites that can’t tolerate failure

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Scale
What Makes a Web Project Successful?

EASY
MAINTENANCE
28
Drupal Lifecycle events
Set-up/Launch

Production

Site Evolution

Build

Application updates

Diagnosis

•Load balancers
...
Can I build this myself?

30
Platform as a Service stack
World Class
Application Support

24/7 break-fix, Advisory support, Technical account
managers,...
Sure, but some assembly is required

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Count on stability thanks to our global
ops team working 24x7
Custom code

• We manage the 10 layers of PaaS
• Everything ...
You won’t be caught off guard with
infrastructure & security monitoring
Infrastructure &
Application Health

Security Scan...
Sleep better; We’ve got your back
An SLA that won’t let you down:
• 24x7x365 critical issue response
• You choose the leve...
Rest-assured you’re in compliance
with security requirements

Acquia Cloud is the most secure Drupal-tuned platform availa...
Comparing Acquia Cloud

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Comparing Acquia Cloud

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Comparing Acquia Cloud
Acquia Cloud

Traditional Managed
Hosting

Internal Hosting

Drupal Tuned Stack

✓

MAYBE

DIY

Mul...
Cases

40
Cases
- Gentse Feesten
- Mobistar
- RTL Nieuws
- Swift

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60 + 40
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60% reduction in cost
40% faster time to market
Thank you!
Any questions?
frederik.demets@acquia.com
@fdemets

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  1. 1. 1 Frederik Demets Solutions Architect
  2. 2. Agenda • • • • • 2 Me Acquia Acquia Cloud Enterprise Cases Q&A
  3. 3. 400+ worldwide 3 Acquia gathering 2013
  4. 4. Acquia is the Enterprise Guide to Drupal • • • • Co-founded by the creator of Drupal in 2007 250% 3 year CAGR 4000+ customers, 400+ employees Offices in Boston, Portland OR, Washington DC, UK, France, Netherlands, Australia and Sweden • Positioned as Visionary by Gartner 3X • Deloitte’s Fast500 Fastest Growing Private Company 2013 Dries Buytaert, Creator of Drupal 4
  5. 5. Acquia Customers Media Entertainment Public Sector 5 PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL - do not redistribute Higher Ed
  6. 6. Acquia Customers High Tech Pharma / Healthcare Financial Services 6 PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL - do not redistribute Others
  7. 7. Acquia Customers Benelux 7
  8. 8. Digital Lifecycle Management: What we do. Solution arch 24x7x365 Maintenance burden reduced Maintain Plan Scale Burstable resources & team expertise Develop Deploy Trusted hosting platform 8 Technical Acc Manager Test Continuous In development p
  9. 9. Digital Lifecycle Management: What we do. Solution arch 24x7x365 Maintenance burden reduced Maintain Plan Scale Burstable resources & team expertise Develop Deploy Trusted hosting platform 9 Technical Acc Manager Test Continuous In development p
  10. 10. Two Biggest Concerns of IT Teams Is my site up? 10
  11. 11. Two Biggest Concerns of IT Teams Is it performing as expected? 11
  12. 12. The Reality “A slow business service is no better than no business service.” Realize Practical Application Performance Management February 2013 12
  13. 13. What does it take to develop, deploy, host and maintain great Drupal sites? 1. 2. Consistent testing to ensure performance 3. Deployments that just work 4. Burstable, resilient resources 5. 13 High quality code & config Easy maintenance
  14. 14. Let’s dig in 14
  15. 15. What Makes a Web Project Successful? HIGH QUALITY CODE & CONFIG 15
  16. 16. Streamline Development With our Automated & Integrated Platform • Separate Dev, Staging and Production environments • Source code repository – Git or SVN • Integrates with Drush • On-server editing 16 Develop
  17. 17. Develop Acquia Insight QA’s Development Configuration monitoring Monitors more than 130 settings: • Performance. Page caching, memcache, devel… do you have the right config to speed performance? • Security. SSL, user privileges, PHP errors – are you settings optimized. • Best Practices. Views module not enabled? You’re going to want to fix that. Proactive alerts & recommendations Configurable email alerts and practical ‘Help Me Fix’ recommendations. 17
  18. 18. What Makes a Web Project Successful? TESTING TO ENSURE PERFORMANCE 18
  19. 19. Testing Code & Config Quality is Easy in Our Staging Environment • Cloud API allows access to control environment • Cloud API enables customers to use Cloud Hooks to build custom tests • Automate tests when moving from Dev  Stage 19 Test
  20. 20. Ensure Success with Optimization Tools Machine load testing 100% Jmeter compatible load testing 20 Test
  21. 21. What Makes a Web Project Successful? DEPLOYMENTS THAT JUST WORK 21
  22. 22. Deployments just work when you push to our prod environment • Production environment protected until code, files, and db go through staging • Once test environment is stable, push to prod for a successful launch! 22 Deploy
  23. 23. What Makes a Web Project Successful? BURSTABLE, RESILIENT RESOURCES 23
  24. 24. High performance is ensured with Acquia’s Drupal-tuned platform Drupal-tuned platform for sites large & small • Single & multi-server configurations • Multiple caching layers • Multi-site configuration support • 24x7 monitoring • Nightly backups • 4 hour disaster recovery snapshots 24 Scale
  25. 25. Acquia Cloud hardware options Small 1 x m1.small 512MB RAM 1 ECU Medium 1 x c1.medium 1.7GB RAM 5 ECU Large 1 x m1.large 7.5GB RAM 4 ECU Hi CPU 1 x c1.xlarge 7GB RAM 20 ECU Varnish Varnish Varnish Varnish Web Web Web Web DB ACQUIA CLOUD DB DB FS DB FS FS Low Complexity Low Usage FS Higher Complexity Higher Usage, Critical Uptime Moderate Complexity Moderate Usage LB LB LB LB LB LB Web Web FS Web Web Web DB FS Web Web DB Web DB ACQUIA CLOUD ENTERPRISE 25 HA - Large 2 x m1.large Web/DB Server High-Availability DB DB DB FS FS FS FS Multi-Tier Medium 2 x m1.large Database Server 2 x c1.medium Web Server High-Availability Multi-Tier Large 2 x m1.large Database Server 4 x c1.medium Web Server High-Availability
  26. 26. Burstable resources never let your best day become your worst Dollars wasted Potential outages Pay for what you need, 99.95% uptime 26 Scale
  27. 27. Multi-region failover offers resiliency for sites that can’t tolerate failure 27 Scale
  28. 28. What Makes a Web Project Successful? EASY MAINTENANCE 28
  29. 29. Drupal Lifecycle events Set-up/Launch Production Site Evolution Build Application updates Diagnosis •Load balancers •Fast page cache •App Servers •Database •File systems •Web servers •App Configuration •HA architecture • Drupal App code • Security release •Site/App failure •Infrastructure failure •Security Breach •DDOS •Traffic spike Deploy •Integrated Git/SVN •Drag and drop content management Infrastructure updates • OS • Debugging • Security Resolution •Resize •Recover (Multi-region) Operations • 24X7 monitoring & alerts •Staging/QA • Backups •Caching strategies • Load testing •Customize Requires expert skills and significant time 29
  30. 30. Can I build this myself? 30
  31. 31. Platform as a Service stack World Class Application Support 24/7 break-fix, Advisory support, Technical account managers, Audits: Site, security, performance Application Network Services Search, Spam, Insight, Mobile, Functional testing, Marketing testing, Load testing, Runtime reporting Application Lifecycle Management Customized environment, Analyze, Code management, Workflow, Cloud migration Platform Features Platform Architecture 31 Virtual elastic cloud Low Cost, Flexible, Reli resources, High availability, Configuration able management, Monitoring, Opti mization, Caching
  32. 32. Sure, but some assembly is required 32
  33. 33. Count on stability thanks to our global ops team working 24x7 Custom code • We manage the 10 layers of PaaS • Everything from virtual machines to config management • We even support your custom code! Drupal Support Network Services Remote administration Development lifecycle Monitoring Optimization Configuration management High availability Virtual Machine 33 Maintain
  34. 34. You won’t be caught off guard with infrastructure & security monitoring Infrastructure & Application Health Security Scanning Acquia uses Rapid7 to perform authenticated host based vulnerability scans on our servers. • Acquia uses OSSEC to detect brute force login attempts. • Acquia utilizes Qualys at the Drupal layer to conduct vulnerability scans on request for customers. • Acquia has instant access to vital real time and historical metrics of the servers we provision. • Acquia monitors over 50 metrics, which are linked to alerts via email, SMS, and pager. 34 Third party tools • • Maintai n Customers can take advantage of free access or free trials for these testing and monitoring tools to improve performance.
  35. 35. Sleep better; We’ve got your back An SLA that won’t let you down: • 24x7x365 critical issue response • You choose the level of engagement your business needs World class team of Drupalists: • Global team of support pros • Resolve thousands of tickets and advisory hours per year Automated site monitoring 35 Support that follows the sun. Maintai n
  36. 36. Rest-assured you’re in compliance with security requirements Acquia Cloud is the most secure Drupal-tuned platform available. The status of our compliance with these regulations can be found in Documentation. 36 Maintain
  37. 37. Comparing Acquia Cloud 37
  38. 38. Comparing Acquia Cloud 38
  39. 39. Comparing Acquia Cloud Acquia Cloud Traditional Managed Hosting Internal Hosting Drupal Tuned Stack ✓ MAYBE DIY Multi-tier Caching Support ✓ DIY DIY Server Support ✓ MAYBE ✗ Disaster Recovery ✓ MAYBE DIY 24x7 Monitoring ✓ DIY DIY Security ✓ MAYBE DIY Drupal Support ✓ ✗ DIY Drupal Maintenance ✓ ✗ ✗ Drupal Administration ✓ ✗ DIY Drupal Optimization Tools ✓ ✗ ✗ Drupal Developer Tools ✓ MAYBE ✗ 39
  40. 40. Cases 40
  41. 41. Cases - Gentse Feesten - Mobistar - RTL Nieuws - Swift 41
  42. 42. 60 + 40 42 60% reduction in cost 40% faster time to market
  43. 43. Thank you! Any questions? frederik.demets@acquia.com @fdemets 43

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