Directus Community Cloud is Completely Free, with No Quota Limits on Usage (Seriously!)

Michelle Maddox • May 11, 2022

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Pushing Design Boundaries with Directus: UK Branding Agency Builds Innovative Digital Experiences to Promote Diversity & Sustainability

Michelle Maddox • May 13, 2022

Held in Edinburgh and Burmingham, England, “Polinations” is a celebration of the diversity in culture and identy, and an opportunity to contemplate the complex histories around the migration, identity and culture of people in the UK. At the event, attendees explore and learn about indigenous trees and plants, listen to music and hear from expert speakers. It’s a carnival, Pride festival and celebration of life, all rolled into one.


Directus Community Cloud is Completely Free, with No Quota Limits on Usage (Seriously!)

Michelle Maddox • May 11, 2022

You read that right! We’ve announced general availability for our new Community Cloud, and it’s completely free – forever – with no quota limits on usage.

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Enamic Develops Custom Logistics Solution for Vanguard, with Directus

Rijk van Zanten • Apr 25, 2022

Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, Enamic provides custom software support and development skills for a variety of digital projects to customers of all sizes. Their services range from building out digital infrastructure, web experiences and mobile apps, designing friendly UI/UX, or handling the backend development and maintenance for any project. According to Wayne Eldridge, Founder of Enamic, the sky’s the limit. “We’re all about building and innovating according to customers’ needs, whether that means updating and customizing an existing system, creating something from scratch, or anything in-between,” he said.


Quick Guide: Self-service, Pay-as-you-Go Pricing for Directus Standard Cloud

Michelle Maddox • Apr 18, 2022

Directus Cloud is a tiered offering built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), which features a proven backend infrastructure, lightning-fast performance, an intuitive dashboard, and a growing number of cloud-exclusive extensions. In this blog post, we’ll review our Cloud offerings and take an in-depth look at how our self-service, usage-based pricing model for Standard Cloud can save you money while delivering exceptional flexibility and scale for your next project.


What Is a Headless CMS?

Michelle Maddox • Apr 11, 2022

In recent years, organizations have begun to shift away from using the monolithic systems that became popular in the early 2000s and are instead adopting headless CMS offerings. Today’s audiences don't just consume content on websites – they use an array of devices and channels to access content. Brands must be prepared to provide high-quality omnichannel digital experiences across a growing number of form factors – from apps and kiosks, to voice assistants, VR headsets, and digital signage. Headless CMS provides a better, more efficient, and secure way to manage and democratize content across devices and channels.


Directus and the Open Data Platform Concept: A Q&A with Directus Founder and CEO, Ben Haynes

Michelle Maddox • Mar 7, 2022

In a recent interview, Ben Haynes, Founder and CEO of Directus, provided some insight into how Directus evolved from a small headless CMS project to an Open Data Platform that democratizes data across organizations, powering data-driven apps and experiences that deliver rapid time to value.


Directus Announces General Availability of Directus Cloud

Michelle Maddox • Mar 1, 2022

Delivered as a Tiered Cloud Service on AWS, Directus Cloud Enables Users to Get Up and Running in Seconds and Experience Unprecedented Speed, Performance, Flexibility


Directus Cloud: Get Up and Running Quickly without Compromise

Michelle Maddox • Mar 1, 2022

We just announced general availability for Directus Cloud, a tiered cloud service that enables you to get up and running in seconds with our revolutionary Open Data Platform.


What Is an Open Data Platform?

Michelle Maddox • Feb 24, 2022

Data is everywhere – and there’s more of it than ever. Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created, and by 2025, that number is expected to reach 463 exabytes globally. By 2025, 200+ zettabytes of data will be stored in the cloud. The numbers are staggering!


Welcome to the New and Improved Directus Website

Michelle Maddox • Feb 22, 2022

Exciting things are happening at Directus — not the least of which is the topic of this blog post: our Website redesign! But wait! Before you chalk this up to a marketing ploy, we’d like to explain why we tackled the task of redesigning our website, and why you’ll love the changes we’ve made, including **new usage-based pricing.**


How Directus 9 Is Revolutionizing Data Management

Ben Haynes • Feb 9, 2022

In this blog post, Directus Founder and CEO, Ben Haynes, explains the significance of the Directus 9 release, describes its key features, and provides insights into his company’s vision for the future of data management.


Directus Launches Directus 9, the World’s First Open Data Platform

Michelle Maddox • Feb 2, 2022

Featuring a 100% JavaScript codebase, full support for any SQL vendor, and lightning-fast performance, Directus 9 powers any data-driven app or digital experience.


Automatic GraphQL and REST endpoint for Azure SQL with Directus

Michelle Maddox • Jan 20, 2022

Davide Mauri, senior program manager of Azure SQL, and Rijk van Zanten, CTO and Co-Founder of @Directus, share insight on how to get up and running with Directus, and explain how to host Directus itself on Azure App Service.


Directus Reaches 10 Million Docker Pulls — and Counting!

Ben Haynes • Oct 30, 2021

For 17 years, Directus has been building momentum in the developer community, making it easier for developers to get up and running quickly with a flexible and performant solution for building data-driven business applications.


Key Contributors Rewards Program

Ben Haynes • May 31, 2021

Our Key Contributors Program formally recognizes and rewards passionate individuals that stand out amongst the vast Directus community. This invite-only initiative is offered to those that provide ongoing, meaningful contributions to our ecosystem.


Introducing Directus 9: Release Candidate

Ben Haynes • Feb 5, 2021

Directus 9 is finally here, and it’s the biggest update we’ve released in the past 15 years. This article will describe what changed in this new version, and give some insight into the reasoning behind our more far-reaching decisions.


Welcome to Our Website

Ben Haynes • Nov 25, 2020

After completely overhauling Directus itself, we thought it only appropriate to do the same for our website. This new site is quite a bit more colorful and friendly — we hope you like it!

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