For more information on this feature, see Backups Tool.
If your site will be sending outgoing email, we strongly recommend using a third-party email service provider. See Email on Pantheon for more information.
Launch with confidence by taking advantage of Pantheon's static site analysis service for Drupal and WordPress.
Shoot for all green, but at the very least be sure and fix all errors and review every notice.
Since you're in fixin' mode, take some time to optimize performance using Redis and Pantheon's global CDN.
Redis provides an alternative caching backend, taking that work off the database, which is vital for scaling to a larger number of logged-in users. It also provides a number of other nice features for developers looking to use it to manage queues, or do custom caching of their own.
All plans except for a Basic plan can use Redis. Redis is available to Sandbox plans for developmental purposes, but Redis will not be available going live on a Basic plan.
Maximize performance on Pantheon by configuring your site's performance settings.
Serving anonymous traffic from virtual memory allows a cached response to be returned to the browser without needing to access the application container, which in turns frees up resources to build more dynamic requests.
Learn how to test whether or not a page is being served from Pantheon's Global CDN by examining the HTTP headers from a response using curl.