Compare Reservoir vs. Thunder CMS

Reservoir Thunder CMS
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Product intro

Reservoir is a Drupal 8 distribution focused on decoupled content management. It is developed by Acquia, the company providing enterprise grade Drupal hosting and solutions.

Thunder is a Drupal 8 distribution specialised for media houses. It is initially developed by Burda, a German media company, who is now seeking to get other members on the project.

Main advantages
  • Open Source CaaS option
  • Corporate backing from Acquia
  • Flexibility and extensibility
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
Main disvantages
  • A young, unproven product
  • Complexity of hosting (compared to pure CaaS)
  • Unable to leverage full Drupal ecosystem
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
Product detailsReservoir Thunder CMS

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