[development] site provisioning/multisite management/databasemigration tools

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Mon Mar 24 21:30:08 UTC 2008

This sounds very similar to a GHOP task, which could serve as a starting point:


--Larry Garfield

On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:30:17 -0400, Angela Byron <drupal-devel at webchick.net> wrote:
> At Drupalcon, there was all kind of talk around challenges like how to
> manage a collection of multisite installs, how to do things like run
> cron or update.php on 60 gazillion sites, how to enable/disable
> "packages" of modules/functionality to avoid having to click through
> 10,000 things, how to migrate database changes from one site to another,
> etc.
> I'm planning on spending a few hours this week trying out various Drupal
> packaging/site provisioning systems and writing up a report
> comparing/contrasting them.
> Here are the modules I know about in this space:
> http://drupal.org/project/patterns: Module/system configurations that
> can be run at any time
> http://drupal.org/project/hostmaster: Bryght's multisite hosting managed
> site deployment framework, which includes
> http://drupal.org/project/hosting and http://drupal.org/project/provision
> http://drupal.org/project/autopilot: Migrate changes from dev to live
> http://drupal.org/project/deploy: Migrate changes from dev to live
> http://drupal.org/project/drush: Command-line tool containing a bunch of
> useful commands such as running cron, downloading modules, etc.
> Any others I should be taking a look at?
> -Angie

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