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Acquia Cloud Free

A Drupal
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Instant Insight

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

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Dev Desktop

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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Acquia U Admissions Open for June Session

Coming off of a very successful re-launch of their unique Drupal talent incubator program, Acquia is actively recruiting students for the June session of AcquiaU. During the 14 weeks of intense hands-on learning, students are exposed to a three-... More

Drupal 8 Will Make a Huge Difference in Development for 2015

The Drupal Community is supported by an active and diverse group with more than 1,136,828 Drupalers in 229 countries speaking 180 languages. The launch of Drupal 8 is going to be more than just a new software iteration, it will provide over 200 new... More

Sites that Cannot Fail -- One Night, Millions of Viewers

What does it mean to have sites that cannot fail? How can Acquia make sure that when that big day of traffic or engagement comes, we continuously deliver an experience to our customers that we promised? In this blog series, we’re showcasing what it... More

Streamline your local Drupal workflow with Acquia Dev Desktop 2

Since we introduced the original version of Acquia Dev Desktop, thousands of people have used it to quickly create local Drupal sites on their Mac or Windows PCs. Over the years we have received a lot of great feedback, and so we redesigned Dev... More

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

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