New tools for clients of NPR Digital Services may help to boost adoption of the Public Media Platform, a digital content distribution system that is angling for long-term sustainability.

Hardening Drupal Against Badly Behaved Bots

Aug 27, 2014

If you've run Drupal for any length of time you know that spiders and bots can make the difference between a well performing site and one that requires a coffee refill while the page loads.  Some bots are particularly nasty.  Even with a meticulously crafted robots.txt file, they'll slam you from an entire farm of machines, sometimes as many as five to ten a second.  And that's just from one search engine.