Drupal Installation Profile and Pre-configuration

This blog article describes an installation profile and pre-configuration dialog screens that were created in order to accomplish easy integration between the Bluemix database and the Drupal image that’s modified for Bluemix. The changes to the installation profile and pre-configuration screens allow database credentials passed from VCAP_SERVICES environment variable to be automatically incorporated into the Drupal setup process. Note:  If you just […]

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Drupal Container on IBM Bluemix

Preface IBM Containers allows for Docker images to run on Bluemix, our cloud platform.  I’d like to share how I was able to run an official Drupal image from DockerHub, run it on the IBM Containers platform within Bluemix, and then connect that Drupal instance to a database service running on Bluemix. Drupal is a free and open-source content management […]

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Porting From MongoDB to Cloudant: Differences in Design

Who’s this for? This is for the MongoDB developers who want to explore another NoSQL offering. Maybe your original decision to use MongoDB was a mistake, maybe you’re just curious about other options, or maybe you’ve taken to the cloud via IBM Bluemix and want to use an IBM owned database offering. Whatever the case, the central question remains: how difficult will it […]

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