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Scan and score your Drupal site on Performance, Security and Code quality

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Create Drupal sites locally on your Mac or Windows PC with a full AMP stack.


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Distros

Fast track your Drupal development with a host of great distros


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Important tip regarding S3's new cross-region replication feature

Yesterday, Amazon announced a great new feature for S3: cross-region replication. It is yet another in a long list of improvements that increase the value and power of AWS. However, before you jump on the bandwagon, there is an important safety tip... More

Sites That Cannot Fail - Scaling for a Big Publishing Event

Sometimes we can’t plan for it. Sometimes we have a moment’s notice. Other times it’s our most anticipated day of the year. No matter the situation, every organization has experienced a time when their digital properties could not fail—or the... More

The Why and How of Web Governance

Every year, brands spend millions of dollars on content management systems to overhaul their digital strategies and create order from the chaos that has resulted from the unprecedented amounts of information they produce. Often they fail to realize... More

Drupal 8 + Twig: More Secure, More Power

Originally posted by our partner, Genuine. With PHPTemplate engine, Drupal took aim at following MVC best practices: Let’s separate the logic from the presentation layer. In line with the adoption of Symfony 2, Drupal 8 will replace PHPTemplate with... More

Acquia Certification Program Ready to Turn 1!

After many years of discussion and debate in the Drupal community, Acquia launched the Acquia Certification Program in March 2014. This past year, there were three exams published and offered on a global basis with participants from over 45... More

Power Tools

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Develop Locally

Acquia Dev Desktop

Drupal-specific xAMP stack installer that enables you to quickly set up Drupal locally on your Windows or Mac. It comes equipped with:

Drupal Distros

Acquia Drupal

Acquia Drupal comes with a set of essential Drupal modules to make it easy to get started with your Drupal development.

Drupal Commons

Looking to develop community websites? Built on Drupal 7, Drupal Commons is a ready to use service that allows you to build communities.

  • Built on Drupal core and contributed modules
  • Develop internal or external communities
  • Documentation

Cloud Hosting Platform

Acquia Cloud

Acquia Cloud is a Drupal-tuned scalable and secure cloud hosting platform for your Drupal sites. Enjoy powerful developer UI's, multiple environments, multi-site hosting, secure server access using SSH, and automated deployment from your version control repository.

  • Built on open source LAMP server stack
  • Drag-and-drop to deploy
  • Dev, Stage and Prod environments
  • Automated database scrubs using Cloud Hooks
  • Documentation

Performance Toolbox

Acquia Insight Subscription

Complete application assurance platform with suite of tools, knowledge base and support services that can amplify the quality of your sites. It offers 24X7X365 support and a library that consists of 800+ how-to Drupal articles and comprehensive product demos and documentation.

  • Acquia Cloud
  • Acquia Insight
  • Acquia Search
  • Mollom
  • Library
  • Support
  • Documentation

Acquia Insight

Performance testing tool that gives you greater visibility and control over the sites you build. Examines and scores your site for performance, security and adherence to best practices and notifies you of critical alerts and warnings about your site vulnerabilities.
*Part of Acquia Insight Subscription

  • Conducts ~130 tests to rank your site
  • Performs thorough source code analysis
  • Documentation

Cloud Services

Acquia Search

Acquia Search is a fully managed cloud service that integrates quickly with Drupal applications. It is built on the Apache Solr search engine and is a part of the Acquia Insight Subscription suite of tools. It also uses open source libraries like Apache TIKA.
*Part of Acquia Insight Subscription

  • Faceted search interfaces using Facet API
  • Result filtering and weighting
  • Multisite and multiple Drupal version searches
  • Multi-entity and attachment searches
  • Documentation

Mollom

You can protect your online reputation against unwanted spam using content moderation tool Mollom. Mollom uses sophisticated techniques to block spam and malicious content automatically.
*Part of Acquia Insight Subscription

  • Uses machine learning techniques to block spam
  • Text analytics functionality detects profanity
  • Centralized CAPTCHA service prevents approved users from having to solve it