Zend Server

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Zend Server
Original author(s) Zend Technologies
Developer(s) Zend Technologies
Stable release 6.3.0 / 18 November 2013; 8 months ago (2013-11-18)
Development status Active
Written in C, C++
Platform Cross-platform
Available in Multilingual
Type PHP Application Server
License Proprietary
Website www.zend.com/products/server

Zend Server refers to a PHP application server product line offered by Zend Technologies, released in early 2009[1] with production support available for Windows, Linux, OS X and IBM i. It is available in five versions. Free, Developer, Small Business, Professional and Enterprise Edition. Zend Server is supported on x86 and x86-64 compatible machines with IBM i support in Zend Server 5. On Linux, it is supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Fedora Core, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Debian and Ubuntu. On Windows, Zend Server is supported on Windows Server 2003/2008, XP, Vista and Windows 7. At Zendcon 2009 Zend announced the public beta of Zend Server 5.0.[2] The current version[3] is 6.2.0 which included support for production deployment functionality.

Features[edit]

Zend Server[edit]

  • Native installation – Windows MSI, Debian/Ubuntu deb, Enterprise Linux yum, IBM i Save file (SAVF) and OS X .dmg/.pkg installation
  • Certified PHP (Both 5.3 and 5.4)
  • Zend Framework – installation and updates as part of the native installation package
  • Symfony Framework 2 – installation and updates as part of the native installation package
  • Apache, IIS or Nginx integration
  • Java connector – Integrates existing Java functionality as PHP code
  • Web-based administrator console
  • Debugger interface
  • Bytecode acceleration – Keeps compiled code in shared memory, increasing performance by reducing disk access and CPU processing time
  • Data Caching API
  • Page caching
  • Job queuing
  • Deployment functionality
  • Application monitoring
    • Function Error
    • Database Error
    • Slow Function Execution
    • Slow Query Execution
    • Slow Request Execution
    • High Memory Usage
    • Inconsistent Output Size
    • Uncaught Java Exception
    • Custom Event
    • Fatal PHP Error
    • PHP Error
  • Application problem diagnostics
  • Zend Download Server (Linux only) - Allows for large content, such as videos, to be downloaded without tying up an Apache process
  • Software updates and hotfixes

Zend Server CE[edit]

  • Only in the 5.x series
  • Native installation – Windows MSI, Debian deb, Red Hat yum installation
  • Certified PHP
  • Zend Framework – ZF installation and updates as part of the native installation package
  • Apache or IIS integration
  • Java connector – Integrates existing Java functionality as PHP code
  • Web-based administrator console
  • Debugger interface
  • Bytecode acceleration – Keeps compiled code in shared memory, increasing performance by reducing disk access and CPU processing time
  • Data Caching API
  • Zend DBi: MySQL Replacement for IBM i (IBM i only; also separately available)

Zend Server Cluster Manager[edit]

  • Only in the 5.x series
  • High Availability Session Clustering with Graceful Shutdown
  • Event Monitoring Aggregation
  • Code Tracing Aggregation
  • Cluster-wide configuration
  • Notifications when machines are added or removed from the cluster
  • Notifications when cluster node configuration is out of sync
  • Deployment functionality for cross-cluster application management

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zend Server Released
  2. ^ Zend announces public beta of Zend Server 5.0 at ZendCon
  3. ^ Zend Releases Zend Server 6.2

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