Cloud Questions

assertTrue( ): Amazon: The Everything Company

If you’re thinking about putting your company’s Web presence on Amazon’s computers (using EC2), you might want to ask yourself a few questions. Does Amazon already compete with your business in any way? How long before Amazon does compete with you? Do you want to put your online business in the hands of a potentialContinue Reading “assertTrue( ): Amazon: The Everything Company”

Cloud Magento

Magento, ESI, Varnish and performance

I have been doing a little playing with Magento over the past couple of days.  I’ve been helping out Ebay/Magento by delivering some of their performance training over the past few months.  I’m by no means the world’s best Magento person at the moment, but I know the architecture pretty well. One of the thingsContinue Reading “Magento, ESI, Varnish and performance”

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Using Jabber/XMPP for event notification with Zend Server and/or PHPCloud

I have removed this service due to possible abuse.  It was intended to be a test and I think I’ve gotten what I need   There was something I’ve wanted to try for a little while.  Messaging is something that’s interested me and with all of the work I’ve been doing on the Zend DeveloperContinue Reading “Using Jabber/XMPP for event notification with Zend Server and/or PHPCloud”

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How do you push your apps to the Zend Developer Cloud?

@mmd_coding posted a message about pushing a Yii app to the Zend Developer cloud.  I was asked by Roy Ganor if we knew how people were deploying and, quite honestly, I don’t know how people tend to.  Some of the options are Zend Studio Deployment Zend Studio RSE (SFTP) Other IDE SFTP Native SFTP WhichContinue Reading “How do you push your apps to the Zend Developer Cloud?”

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URL rewriting in PHPCloud

Found out today that the typical rewrite rule 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 RewriteEngine On   RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -s [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -l [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d RewriteRule ^.*$ – [NC,L] RewriteRule ^.*$ index.php [NC,L]RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -s [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -l [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d RewriteRule ^.*$ – [NC,L] RewriteRule ^.*$Continue Reading “URL rewriting in PHPCloud”

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High Scalability – Is it time to get rid of the Linux OS model in the cloud?

High Scalability – High Scalability – Is it time to get rid of the Linux OS model in the cloud?. I’ve sometimes thought about where we are and where we come from in terms of programming.  Programmers have this habit of falling for new and shiny things.  So I read this article with some interest asContinue Reading “High Scalability – Is it time to get rid of the Linux OS model in the cloud?”