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A Big Drop in the Bucket for Drupal

Dec 25, 2007, 03:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wade Roush)

"Apparently, the days when a computer science graduate student can invent some cool Web software and raise a few million dollars to build a company around it are not over. Brand new (less than a month old) North Andover, MA, startup Acquia announced yesterday that it's raised $7 million to market software and services in support of the popular Web publishing system Drupal, invented by Dries Buytaert, a PhD candidate at the University of Ghent in Belgium.

"Like the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, and the MySQL database system, Drupal is a free, open-source program with a large community of volunteer developers and users..."

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