ergophobe - 2:54 pm on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)
>>future-proof the site and reduce it's dependancy on custom code.
>>worried about performance now
Of course Varnish (or the Boost module) will help reduce server load, but a lot of modern Drupal sites are very slow on the front end too. A couple of things to look into
- alternate aggregation schemes
I just recently made a site feel a lot speedier for someone with those tweaks.