The Growth of PHP 20M 15M 10M 5M Rasmus Lerdorf Introduces PHP/FI PHP 4 Released
1M Internet domains
Yahoo! Standardizes on PHP PHP 5.0 (XML,SOAP,OOP) Zend Studio IBM, Oracle Endorse PHP Zeev Suraski & Andi Gutmans lead the development of PHP 3 Zend Framework & Eclipse project Microsoft relationship formed PHP Internet Domains 25M ZF and PDT released, PHP 4 EOL announced PHP Proliferation
To enhanc e the performance and reliability of running PHP applications on Windows Server, and contributing these enhancements to the Open Source community.
Richer Functionality on the Windows Platform
Better Integration with Windows Applications and Services
# “ Zend is a clear leader in the PHP community, and we are excited … to provide developers using PHP with the best possible experience within a Microsoft environment.” Bill Hilf, General Manager of Technical Platform Strategy at Microsoft
Better performance PHP opcode acceleration, page and data caching, and job queue features, to deliver top performance for PHP applications on Windows Server. Native MSI support
Easy to deploy and use a complete PHP stack, including the PHP runtime, commonly-used extensions, Zend Framework, and Microsoft SQL Server driver for PHP, all available as a standard MSI installer. Native IIS support (IIS 5.1, IIS 6, IIS7)
Easy to monitor application monitoring and code tracing to enable early problem detection and rapid resolution. IIS automated failed request tracing, the joint stack enables developers to quickly troubleshoot issues in testing and production and to improve application availability. Bundles MS FastCGI for Server 2003 and XP
Easy to manage –greatly simplifies configuration and management of the PHP stack from a single point of visibility and control.
Fully-supported – Zend Server customers receive the latest updates and hot fixes backed by 24x7x365 support. Zend Training and Zend Certification programs are also available.
Demo Build a High-Performance PHP Stack with Windows IIS and Zend Server #
...Well, Just ask your friend in Marketing! “ Zend Server is a complete, enterprise-ready Web Application Server for running and managing PHP applications that require a high level of reliability, performance and security.”