Past Meetup

PHP London November 2012

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PHP London is a non-profit group to promote knowledge sharing and best practice amongst PHP developers and web development and business professionals in London. The main product right now is a regular PHP meetup, basically a monthly PHP PubCon. In order to attend all you need is an interest in PHP.


7:00-8:00 - informal drinks, snacks and chat

8:00-8:05 - welcome by executive committee & any group announcements

8:05-9:00 - talk(s):

Distributed Coordination with Zookeeper
Ian Barber

Splitting work across many machines is a vital part of scaling out for big data and big processing, but can cause big problems. Zookeeper provides a straightforward service for managing distributed locking, presence, and coordination, and is available via a PHP extension. In this talk we'll look at what Zookeeper is, when and why it's the right choice, and how to use it from PHP.

Ian Barber works as a Senior Developer Advocate for Google+, in London. He is the author of the PHP Support Vector Machine extension and a maintainer of the brokerless messaging library ZeroMQ.

If you are interested in giving a talk, or want to request one, please look at our talks page:

9:00 onwards - more drinks, snack and chat