Taming the Beast - A Disney Club Penguin Case Study
Using Drupal for an enterprise site presents it's own set of challenges. How do you serve a million pages a day without any down time?
We'll look at some of the strategies used by the Disney's Club Penguin web team to host a stable website.
The talk will delve into the following topics:
- What to keep in mind for the hardware configuration
- Leveraging multiple layers of caching including CDN, Varnish and Memcache
- Key Contrib Modules used and why.
- Why we moved to the Memcache Storage module from Memcache
- Multiple subdomains including both http and https
- Key learnings about forms behind varnish
- Serving custom content on cached pages