Installing Drush on Mac OS X the developer way

Posted on 10th April 2012 in Drupal | 1 Comment »

This is a quick walkthrough of how to somewhat painlessly install the Drupal Shell – Drush.

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Drupal multisite vs single site performance on Debian

Posted on 4th August 2010 in Drupal | No Comments »

The following benchmark proves that a traditional single site Drupal setup isn’t any faster than its multisite counterpart.

Tested setups:

  1. Single site installation of Drupal 6.17 from Drupal.org
  2. Multisite installation of Drupal 6.6 from Debian Lenny. Although there’s a version difference and Debian’s release lags behind by a number of versions, it has the latest security patches applied.

Benchmark data by ApacheBench as per commands:

  1. ab -n 100 -c 10 http://drupal_single_site_address.tld
  2. ab -n 100 -c 10 http://drupal_multisite_address.tld

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Getting ImageAPI and ImageCache cope with Drupal 6

Posted on 29th April 2009 in Drupal | 1 Comment »

DrupalSetting up a gallery in Drupal may easily turn into a lot of hassle. While Drupal is one of the most flexible Content Management Systems out there, it’s also one of the most complex on top of million modules for pretty much everything including the functionality for the simple gallery.

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