PHP Fog launched its new PHP-based cloud platform-as-a-service offering at the Under the Radar conference in Mountain View, Calif.
Fog has announced that its platform-as-a-service offering will soon be available for general use.
the Under the Radar conference
on April 28 in Mountain View, Calif., PHP Fog announced that its Cloud PAAS
for PHP developers will be generally available within the next 30 days.
PHP Fog, developers can focus on what they do best -- creating code -- and they
don't have to worry about complex configurations and the nuances of daily
maintenance programs for deployment environments," said Lucas Carlson, CEO and
creator of PHP Fog, in a statement. "We take care of it for them. Our unique
cloud-based architecture gives apps the reliability and scalability needed so
that developers can deploy their code in a few keystrokes which means faster
development and iteration cycles. That in turn means better use of their time
and less stress over things they don't need to be maintaining."
Fog officials note that PHP is the foundation of big-traffic sites such as Digg,
Facebook, Photobucket, Wikipedia and the White House. And PHP also is a
widely used programming language that represents a large portion of overall Web
development. PHP Fog's cloud hosting platform provides a reliable, scalable,
fast PHP service leveraging all the latest cloud technology, the company said.
Fog gives developers dedicated resources for their applications in the
and works with existing PHP apps such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and
frameworks such as Zend, Cake and Kohana. PHP Fog also features an app
store for launching
popular PHP apps such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento and SugarCRM.
post from January
noting the closing of a $1.8 million round of funding,
couldn't be more excited about all the strong investors the company has been
able to attract. We are in a space that is changing every
day, but the opportunity is massive. Now we have the resources to scale quickly
and provide a world-class service to PHP developers."
in a similar play, on April 22 RightScale
and Zend launched another PHP-based PAAS platform
and Zend Technologies
jointly developed solution for deploying and managing PHP applications with
high availability, elasticity and portability in the cloud.
which focuses on cloud computing management, and Zend, the PHP Company,
announced their new RightScale Zend PHP Solution Pack, which provides a
pre-configured open PAAS architecture for faster cloud onboarding while maintaining the ability to
customize and control the cloud environment.
RightScale Zend PHP Solution Pack combines the RightScale Cloud Management
Platform with the Zend PHP
powered by Zend
, delivering a production-ready solution for instantly provisioning a
preconfigured, clustered PHP environment that scales dynamically while
ensuring high availability.
April was a big month for PAAS
announcements, as on April 12 VMware
announced its new Cloud Foundry
offering, which supports Java, Ruby and other programming environments.