Dev Ops

Quickly identify the Acquia subscription containing your site

If you have many Acquia subscriptions, finding which one contains a particular site can be time consuming. I discovered a quick way to find the subscription containing a specific site, and it even contains part of the drush alias!

Make your Drupal maintenance mode stealthy using Varnish

It's release time and you anticipate your site being in maintenance mode longer than usual. It's a big release and chances are your maintenance window will last longer than you expect. Wouldn't it be nice if your users didn't know? Read on to learn how.

Scalable mobile testing without the hosts file fuss

Are you working on a mobile site and need a scalable way to test it on real devices? How about mobile device redirects? It's extremely difficult, without hacking your device, to modify the hosts file in order to setup domains to point to your dev, testing or live servers. It's also difficult, if not technically impossible, to alter DNS records for only specific people on your network (let alone your IT administrator letting you). This article provides a cheap way to setup mobile testing for your team using a Linksys router flashed with DD-WRT.

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