Drupal 8

Performance and Scalability Experts.

Our Work

We are a Drupal-focused consulting firm specializing in performance and scalability for the entire software stack running your website (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). We focus on scalability using tools such as Varnish, APC, Memcached, load balancers, high availability clustering, integration with CDNs, infrastructure design and deployment, networked file systems, Solr, cloud services and more.

Performance and scalability consulting for the entire LAMP stack.

Drupal 6 Long Term Support, Centralized security updates for Drupal websites.

We wrote the book on Drupal performance and scalability!

We developed Cacti performance graphs for MongoDB.

Meet the Team

Jeremy Andrews

Founding Partner/CEO

Narayan Newton

Partner/CTO

Peta Hoyes

Partner/COO

Jeff Sheltren

Partner/Senior Infrastructure Architect

Alex Jarvis

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Bob Williams

Financial Manager

Brandon Bergren

Senior Performance Engineer

Damian Lee

Senior Performance Engineer

Daniel Wehner

Senior Performance Engineer

David Rothstein

Senior Performance Engineer

Doug Green

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Dylan Clear

Manager

Fabian Franz

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Francesco Placella

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Greg Lund-Chaix

Senior Performance Engineer

June Gregg

Consultant/Specialist

Károly Négyesi

Senior Performance Engineer | Edge Case Specialist

Marco Molinari

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Mark Carver

Senior Front End Performance Engineer

Nathaniel Catchpole

Senior Performance Engineer | Technical Lead

Nedjo Rogers

Senior Performance Engineer

Théodore Biadala

Senior Performance Engineer

Latest blog posts

Narayan Newton

Locust.io is a great tool for applying load in a controlled manner and measuring response. However, historically speaking nobody has really cared about a solo locust. They just aren't that concerning in the singular. Likewise, load applied from a single point to a moderately complicated infrastructure is both easy to block (or rate limit) and also not very representative of a real world situation. (Aside from the people you inevitably end up talking to who...

Narayan Newton

Apache JMeter and I have a long and complicated relationship. It is definitely a trusted and valuable tool, but I am also quite confident that certain parts of it will make an appearance in my particular circle of hell. Due to this somewhat uncomfortable partnership, I am always interested in new tools for applying load to an infrastructure and monitoring the results. Locust.io is not exactly a new tool, but I have only recently begun...

Sam Boyer

After a long hiatus, we're back! When we left off last fall, we were looking at the mechanics of version comparison. In this post, we'll get into more practical matters: the approach we actually took to building out Tag1 Quo's version management system. When we started working on Quo, we knew that we were going to lean heavily on versions for pretty much all aspects of the system’s functionality. Many of the individual requests arriving...

Dylan Clear

Though it came and went largely unnoticed, February 24th, 2017 marked an important anniversary to tens of thousands of Drupal website owners. February 24th 2017 was the 1-year anniversary of the End-of-Life (EOL) announcement for Drupal 6 as no longer supported by the Drupal community. It is widely known that major Drupal version upgrades require non-trivial resources. Not only do they require significant planning, technical expertise, and budget, but the path is often determined by...