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Drupal Camp Florida Wrap-Up

We had a very productive time at Drupal Camp Florida last weekend! Thank you to the organizers for all your hard work and to the attendees for your enthusiasm. The camp was a great chance to talk with so many of you about our shared values, projects, and long term goals. The open source ethos … Continued

DDEV-Local NFS Mounting Setup: macOS

In DDEV-Local v1.6.0 we’ve introduced NFS mounting, which really speeds things up over standard Docker mounting. We’d love to have you try it, but it does require just a little bit of configuration on the host side. In the above chart are some quick performance comparisons. Here you see times for a Drupal 8 install … Continued

DDEV v1.6.0: NFS Mounting and Chocolatey

We’ve just released DDEV v1.6.0! This release includes NFS mounting and Chocolatey for Windows. Install or upgrade now. Here are a couple of highlights: NFS Mounting – DDEV now supports NFS mounting into the container on all platforms. This provides nearly the speed increase of the experimental macOS webcache feature, but with far greater reliability. … Continued

Meet up with the DDEV team in early 2019

Coming soon to an open source community event near you: us! We’re very pleased to be able to sponsor and attend three upcoming Drupal events: Drupal Camp Florida, Drupal Camp London, and DrupalCon Seattle. We’d like to take the opportunity to share what we’ve been up to developing DDEV-Local and DDEV-Live, some tidbits of wisdom … Continued

DDEV v1.5.2: Linuxbrew, php-apcu, Ghostscript and more

We’ve just released DDEV v1.5.2! This is a minor release with a couple of very useful features. Install or upgrade now. Here are a couple highlights: Added Linuxbrew for DDEV installation – Linuxbrew is now our preferred install/upgrade technique on all Linux distributions. This makes installation easy and upgrades even easier. We would have loved … Continued

End of year round-up: 2018

2018 was a year of deep growth and change for us here at DRUD. Our local development environment took off, and we launched our hosting service, among many other milestones. We’re evolving our platform alongside the changing needs of the web community and we’re especially looking forward to hearing more about how you use DDEV. … Continued

DDEV-Local’s new webcache feature

In DDEV-Local v1.5.0 we introduced a feature called “webcache” which substitutes a fast filesystem in the web container for the slower Docker mount that we’ve been using. Docker on macOS and Windows really struggles with direct filesystem mounts, and so this is a workaround. Here’s how it works: We introduce a Docker volume mount (which … Continued

DDEV v1.5.0 – PHP & MariaDB Versions, Experimental MacOS Webcache, Improved Windows Composer Symlinks

We’ve just released DDEV v1.5.0! Install or upgrade now. (Helpful hint! You can now watch for releases on GitHub). Here are some highlights, and a couple ways you can easily contribute: Support for MariaDB v10.1 & v10.2 – MariaDB 10.1 is available with “mariadb_version: 10.1” in your .ddev/config.yaml, or run: ddev config –mariadb-version=10.1 This will … Continued

Intelligence Engine: Long-Term Partnership with DRUD

Being a good host for your website is not unlike being a good host at a dinner party—we anticipate our guests’ needs, help them feel comfortable in our space by customizing their experience to their liking, and assure them they’ll get their coat back at the end of the night. DDEV-Live hosting is a solid … Continued