[nycphp-talk] php scalability
jlacey at ix.netcom.com
Wed Aug 13 20:14:15 EDT 2003
Lee Semel wrote:
> I am planning an e-commerce site, to be developed either in PHP or
> Java (preferably the former), but I haven't made my final decision
> yet. One of the key issues is the ability to scale the site onto a
> cluster of servers, as traffic grows.
> In Java, it seems that commercial application servers can handle this
> out of the box. But I don't see how this can be done on PHP, and I'm
> wondering if anyone actually does this in a critical production
> How would you set up load balancing and failover on a PHP site? Is
> there any particular way you would design the application up front to
> make this easier? I'm interesting in hearing your suggestions.
take a look at oscommerce
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