John O'Keefe

Senior Director of Operations
Acquia, Inc.

Recent blog posts

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 08:02
Handling scale is one of those things people talk about that is an odd mixture of bragging and legitimate challenge. At Acquia, the Operations team is tasked with managing over 6,500 AWS instances, over 12,000 EBS volumes and over 5 million S3 More...
Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 09:27
Each year Bassmaster.com tackles approximately 36 live events that feature some of best anglers in the world, and with a large fanbase following Fantasy Fishing and four levels of competitive fishing events, site functionality and stability are More...
Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 15:36
(Part 2 of "The Adventures of the Acquia Cloud Ops Team" blog series) When last encountered our intrepid Operations heroes, they were providing a super support effort for a client’s big day on a major morning news show. This week we want to talk More...
Posted on Friday, August 2, 2013 - 10:38
(Part 1 of "The Adventures of the Acquia Cloud Ops Team" blog series) You’re in your office, feet up on your desk bathed in the luminescent glow of your multiple large screen monitors. You’re feeling good because your site is going to be getting More...
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 16:06
For a family in the path of a powerful hurricane, preparedness might mean stocking up on fresh water and canned food, or even installing a generator. For the Operations Team at Acquia, preparedness in the face of an encroaching “superstorm” meant More...