Microservices Matters

Oct 1 2009   9:12PM GMT

Zend partners to simplify cloud computing service access

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

With so many differences between the various cloud platforms out there, could PHP be the one language to rule them all? PHP firm Zend Technologies thinks so. The company recently partnered with IBM, Microsoft, Nirvanix, Rackspace and GoGrid to launch a simple API for cloud application services. Zend said the PHP-based, open-source API will be able to access services across all major cloud platforms.

In time, Zend aims to see the Simple Cloud API translated to any object-oriented language for the Web. This should come as good news to those fearing vendor lock-in with the cloud computing space.

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