Mike Ryan

Senior Technical Consultant
Acquia, Inc.

Mike has been a Drupalist since the 4.x days, when he created the Pathauto module. His current Drupal passion is data migration - getting those square legacy data pegs into Drupal's nice round holes.

Recent blog posts

Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014 - 16:16
At DrupalCon Austin, I led a Core Conversation panel, Status of Migrate in 8, along with chx, ultimike, Ryan Weal, and bdone. The conversation was well-received, and we fielded some good questions. To summarize what we went over, updated for More...
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 16:38
The Migrate module provides services for migrating data from various sources (other CMS frameworks, external web services, or other Drupal installations) into the local Drupal environment. It has been used to migrate sites such as The Economist, More...
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2013 - 08:56
The Migrate module provides services for migrating data from various sources (other CMS frameworks, external web services, or other Drupal installations) into the local Drupal environment. It has been used to migrate sites such as The Economist, More...
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2012 - 16:23
In a previous post, I described the basics of using the Drupal-to-Drupal data migration module (migrate_d2d) to import data into a Drupal 7 site from a separate Drupal 5, Drupal 6, or Drupal 7 site. Now that the first full release of migrate_d2d is More...
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012 - 17:27
The major theme of the next release of Migrate on Drupal 7, version 2.6, will be developing an infrastructure to make it easy for migration modules such as wordpress_migrate and migrate_d2d to build user-friendly interfaces for importing content, More...
Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 - 16:09
Migrate 2.5 has been released, consolidating several enhancements and bug fixes since Migrate 2.4 was released in June. Class registration The most important changes to be aware of are around the registration of migration and handler classes. In the More...
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 10:12
I’m pleased to announce that the migrate_d2d module, long in sandbox mode, is now a full-fledged drupal.org project, and the first release candidate is now available. This module extends the Migrate framework with a framework of Migration classes More...
Posted on Monday, July 30, 2012 - 08:20
The X.commerce website, x.com, provides online communities for PayPal, eBay and X.commerce developers. The developer sites were powered by Jive Engage. Team x.com engaged Acquia in a services agreement for development and migration efforts that More...
Posted on Monday, June 4, 2012 - 18:42
At Acquia's Migration practice, we import all kinds of content into Drupal. In the course of some recent projects involving imports from WordPress blogs we have put the finishing touches on the WordPress Migrate module, and released it to the More...
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 14:56
The Migrate module is the leading tool for migrating data from an external application into Drupal. Migrate has been used to bring many world class sites onto Drupal, including The Economist, Martha Stewart and thousands more. The main theme of the More...