PHP London April 2019

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Venue: Sainsburys, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

Note: There will be members of Sainsbury's staff who will be able to help you to the correct room.

Agenda:

7:00-7:30 - Informal drinks, snacks and chat
7:30-7:35 - Welcome & group announcements
7:40-8:30 - Talk:

Talk: Running your PHP site on AWS Lambda with Bref

Ever find yourself deploying your PHP app to your EC2 boxes and wondering if you're using your resources wisely? You're almost certainly paying for CPU time you're not using, and scaling PHP applications on AWS can be tricky.

Wouldn't it be great to pay only for the resources you actually use, and if your site could scale instantly without needing to configure auto-scaling-groups, alarms, and rules? AWS Lambda gives us these features but only supports a few languages natively.

Until now making PHP run on AWS Lambda has required a lot of hacks and workarounds. However, evolving tools such as https://bref.sh have fixed a lot of the pain for you.

In this session we'll walk through the steps required to set up a real PHP website running on Lambda, served over HTTPS, and all without launching a single EC2 instance or ELB.

Finally we'll look at some of the other possibilities and considerations that are now open to us as PHP engineers in a serverless world.

Speaker: Neal Brooks

Neal writes code for https://mybuilder.com. As a result of an inability to say "no", he is constantly over-subscribed with work, projects, courses, and hobbies.

Sponsors
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Cloudflare (https://www.cloudflare.com) - Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks that powers more than 6 million Internet properties. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare's network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests for more than 2.5 billion people globally.

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LendInvest (https://www.lendinvest.com) - LendInvest provide finance to property professionals, and provide a platform for individuals and institutions to invest in property backed loans.

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Explore Group (https://www.explore-group.com) - The Explore Group has been helping companies recruit top talent in the ever-evolving world of technology since 2005. We've adapted alongside the changing IT market to become increasingly specialist enabling us to support our customers on their journey through the new digital economy.

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Paddle (https://paddle.com) - Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our e-commerce platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

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We'll also have 2 licences from JetBrains (https://www.jetbrains.com/products.html) for any of their products to raffle.

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