News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Ibuildings techPortal:
DPC11 Distributed Systems Tutorial
July 01, 2011 @ 10:47:05

In a new post to the Ibuildings techPortal today, Patrick van der Velden shares some of his thoughts about one of the presentations given at this year's Dutch PHP Conference - Think like an ant, distribute the workload.

[Helgi's] presentation started off explaining to us why distributing can be a good thing by pointing out three significant aspects: budget, efficiency and perception. Budget-wise, for a distributed application there is no need to invest in a big, expensive and hard to maintain server that runs the entire application by itself. A company can save a significant amount of money investing in a collection of smaller or virtual servers or even use "the cloud".

Patrick goes on to mention some of the other key points Helgi made about distributing the workload out from a point of user contact to other "workers", decoupling your application into functional pieces, designing for distributed computing from the start and making internal APIs between the sections of the application to make communication simpler. The slides of Helgi's presentation are also posted on Slideshare.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
dpc11 distributed systems tutorial dutchphpconference


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Zend Developer Zone: Generating PDF Forms From a Flex Application With PHP

Pádraic Brady's Blog: XSS in PHP (Part 1): How Not to Use Htmlspecialchars

Miro Svrtan: Debugging Uploadify jQuery plugin with XDebug

The Bakery: New Tutorials - PHPTAL, Multiple Checkboxes, and counterCache

XpertDeveloper.com: PHP clearstatecache() Explained


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


opinion symfony laravel series package release deployment install library podcast framework community api tips update zendserver list interview language introduction

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework