Lynette Miles

If you’ve ever worked with software, or in software development, you’ve experienced the potential crisis that comes with an End of Life (EOL) announcement. Decisions must be made - do you upgrade, when, how, to what version, do you change software entirely, how much will all of these changes cost?

Lynette Miles

As the global coronavirus pandemic makes the year mark, more and more people are adjusting to the realities of long term work from home. Some companies have found their employees are just as, or more productive than they were coming into the office every day. CNN10 talked with Twitter’s Chief HR officer, Jennifer Christie, who said 80% of employees were in the office 4-5 days a week before the pandemic, and that’s flipped in the...

Lynette Miles

DrupalCon Europe 2020 took place from December 8-11, 2020. Like the earlier DrupalCon Global conference in July 2020, it was moved to a virtual conference due to the global Coronavirus pandemic. DrupalCon Europe gives the opportunity to hear from more members of the community who live outside the United States, and may not have the opportunity or ability to participate in DrupalCon Global, which takes place in North America. Being able to hear the diverse...

Lynette Miles

As the end of life (EOL) for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 get closer, many long-time users of these platforms are concerned about whether they’ll be ready or able to upgrade their systems. While upgrading from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 should be the easiest major Drupal upgrade ever, the upgrade from Drupal 7 remains a hard sticking point for many users and companies.

Lynette Miles

As part of our Core Confidential series, Preston So, Editor in Chief here at Tag1 Consulting sat down with Angie Byron (webchick), Senior Director of Product and Community Development at Acquia, to talk about her many years of experience as a Drupal core committer, community manager, and where Drupal is going in the future.

Lynette Miles

Tag1 Consulting is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Drupal Association and Drupal Security Team as an approved member of the Drupal 7 Extended Support (D7ES) Program. Drupal 7 end-of-life is November 2022, and the Drupal security team is partnering with a few select vendors with the demonstrated expertise to provide security and maintenance support to ensure that orgs using D7 can continue to run it, well into the future. Tag1...

Lynette Miles

The true heart of any open source project is the community behind it. The continued success of a project depends on that community, its activity, and continued adoption and contributions. When you contribute back to a project, you not only help the project, you help the community, the next generation, and yourself.

Lynette Miles

Goose, the highly scalable load testing tool created by Tag1 Consulting, has undergone a number of improvements since its creation. Asynchronous support created a significant boost in performance, but Jeremy felt there was still room for improvement.

Lynette Miles

Open source doesn’t get very far without a community behind it. Many contributors to open source projects are members or leaders of other projects. While new projects and new communities are constantly being created, there are many lessons to be learned from older projects. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Michael Meyers (Managing Director of Tag1 Consulting) talks with Lucas Hedding (Migrate, Auto-update, new module reviews/mentorship of new contributors), Janez Urevc (Media initiative owner, MongoDB), and...

Lynette Miles

In previous posts we’ve talked about Goose, and Gaggles, and how they work. Running Goose for an actual client load test is the true test of its use and, like any software, one of the best ways to find out where additional improvements can be made. Here, we’ll walk through how we set up and proceeded through a test with a Tag1 client, what we found, and where, and what Goose improvements are being added...