Scaling PHP in the Cloud

HasGeek’s seventh event, focusing on the challenges of scaling from single to multi-server deployments for PHP-based websites.

Why PHP is best for cloud than other languages

Submitted by deepak kumar (proposing) on Wednesday, 8 June 2011

This is a proposal requesting for someone to speak on this topic. If you’d like to speak, leave a comment.

Section: Business Technical level: Beginner Session type: Discussion


As we see most of the cloud applications are based on PHP we can have a session on this to compare PHP s' positives and negatives to other languages.


Especially we can discuss how far PHP is scalable in cloud when compared to other languages. This must be an eye-opener for others who has not felt the power of PHP


  • Kiran Jonnalagadda (@jace) Reviewer 8 years ago

    This isn’t exactly about cloud computing, but when I hear phrases like “power of PHP”, I feel compelled to point to benchmarks like this:

    PHP’s utility isn’t in power as much as it is the wide support and ease of deployment.

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