The Undercover ElePHPant

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Summary

In this episode, Benjamin and Matthew talk with Robert Douglass and Larry Garfield from Platform.sh about running PHP applications on multiple servers. Robert and Larry share a load of excellent advice that you can start using today in your PHP applications.

Show Notes

In this episode, Benjamin and Matthew talk with Robert Douglass and Larry Garfield from Platform.sh about running PHP applications on multiple servers. Robert and Larry share a load of excellent advice, including:

- Why you need to use Load Balancers (along with what they are and some of the key options)
- How PHP is exceptionally well suited to being deployed across multiple servers out of the box
- How you can start deploying your PHP apps on multiple servers today
- How to properly share files, data, cache, and sessions
- Why sticky sessions are, often, a bad idea
- How to handle workers and Cron jobs
- Plus loads load more!

Links
Guests: Robert Douglass and Larry Garfield.
Hosted By: Benjamin Eberlei and Matthew Setter.

Thanks for tuning in to the Undercover ElePHPant. If you'd like to be a guest on the podcast or know someone very knowledgeable in writing highly performant and scalable PHP applications, email podcast@tideways.com

This podcast is produced by Tideways. Don't look further for an all in one Monitoring, Profiling and Exception Tracking software for PHP applications available on tideways.com. Follow us on Twitter (@tidewaysio). Find out more about us at https://tideways.com.

What is The Undercover ElePHPant?

The Undercover ElePHPant is a podcast about scaling and optimizing your PHP applications. Each week, Benjamin Eberlei and Matthew Setter sit down with an expert from the PHP community to discuss a specific aspect of highly performant PHP applications.