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  • 06/18/10
  • 06/18/10
  • Drupal Workshop Intro

    1. 1. Achieving Objectives with Drupal Content Management Jeff Eaton - Lullabot Josh Ward - Volacci Emanuel London – Duo Consulting Ryan Szrama – Commerce Guys Doug Vann – Doug Vann Consulting Sonny Cohen – Duo Consulting
    2. 3. <ul><ul><li>Open Source CMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deployments </li></ul></ul>Business Case for Drupal
    3. 4. Drupal Is: <ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Supported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercially Supported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Management System </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><ul><li>Drupal =”DROO-pull,&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logo: Eyes of Infinity            ~ In a Drop! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Drupal is Dutch for Drop) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Drupal founder, Dries, is Dutch) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Song: Ask Doug </li></ul></ul>Drupal Folklore DROP --->DRUPAL
    5. 6. Open Source <ul><li>Source code in public domain </li></ul><ul><li>GPL – General Public License </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition cost = $0 </li></ul>
    6. 7. Community Supported <ul><li>Thriving developer community </li></ul><ul><li>Aggressive adoption of CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of applications </li></ul>
    7. 8. Commercial Involvement      <ul><li>Commercial Drupal Support </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Stability Support </li></ul><ul><li>Essential Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Gardens & Buzzr </li></ul><ul><li>Authorized Support Network </li></ul>
    8. 9. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>A Mercenary’s Perspective </li></ul>
    9. 10. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>~500,000 Drupal 5 & 6 sites * </li></ul><ul><li>> 1% of Top 1 million sites </li></ul><ul><li>= ~ 10,000 Websites </li></ul><ul><li>~ 98% of small, shared server sites </li></ul><ul><li>*(Wordpress = 8.5%, Joomla = 1.2%) </li></ul>* Based on crawls performed by Acquia Religious Wars: The Volume Game
    10. 11. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Support </li></ul><ul><li>Growing Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Resources </li></ul>
    11. 12. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Acquia Drupal Downloadable from Microsoft Website </li></ul><ul><li>New SQL server driver for PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal 7 runs SQL server </li></ul><ul><li>Also support for other DB </li></ul>
    12. 13. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>6700 Contribute Projects </li></ul><ul><li>“ There’s a module for that” </li></ul>
    13. 14. Business Case for Drupal
    14. 15. Business Case for Drupal <ul><li>Commercial Support </li></ul>
    15. 16. Achieving Objectives with Drupal Content Management Jeff Eaton - Lollabot Josh Ward - Volacci Emanuel London - DuoConsulting Ryan Szrama – Commerce Guys Doug Vann – Doug Vann Consulting Sonny Cohen – Duo Consulting

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