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It's no secret that in the market for complex web applications and projects, Drupal has become a staple CMS amongst developers.
The LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) is something I learned early on in web development. It's modern, scalable, and most of all -- simple. You can get up and running in a matter of minutes with powerful tools to let you focus on writing code and not pretending to be a sysadmin.
Anyone who used Drupal 6 at scale knew that Pressflow 6 was pretty great. It forked Drupal and added several performance enhancements, including the ability to use external caches.
A few days ago, I was reminded me of a court case I'd heard about back in April, involving a company called ReDigi. The company bills itself as "your favorite used record store, but for digital music files".
Ok fine, I'm not a Texan.
But if you, like me, have ever needed a Drupal View's contextual filters to be combined with an "or" operator, you have probably been vexed.