PHP caching webinarZend are holding a free webinar on Wednesday 22 April from San Francisco (9:00am PDT, 4:00pm UTC/GMT). The event is led by Shahar Evron and titled “How to increase application performance using caching”. Shahar will give a one-hour live demonstration showing the steps required to optimize and boost the performance of your PHP applications using Zend Server.

The company has also released Zend Server Community Edition, a free web application server that is easy to install and use. It is recommended for developers running PHP in a production environment and downloads are available for Windows, Mac and Linux. The package includes:

  • Apache 2.2 web server
  • PHP
  • Zend Optimizer+ (opcode caching and optimization)
  • Zend Cache (data and output caching)
  • Zend Guard Loader (encoding PHP)
  • Zend Framework (PHP libraries)
  • Zend Debugger
  • Java Server (Java PHP extension)
  • Java Bridge (integration of Java libraries in PHP)
  • Oracle Instant database client
  • IBM DB2 RTCL database client
  • MySQL database
  • phpMyAdmin (MySQL management tool)

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Did you attend the Zend webinar? Was it any good? Did you learn anything new about PHP?

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  • anon

    sounds like they are just trying to sell their products. i can increase performance with nginx + php-fpm + memcache + (apc/xcache). i would also bet my bottom dollar that it would out preform the setup they have listed above.

  • http://fcOnTheWeb.com ferrari_chris

    I wouldn’t mind checking this out, but my timezone doesn’t really allow it. :(

    Do you know if it will be replayed after it has finished?

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