Symfony founder Fabien Potencier names Platform.sh "Killer App"

28 Oct 2015
Andrew Melck
Regional Business Development Manager DACH

Fabien Potencier, CEO of Sensio Labs

Symfony founder Fabien Potencier names Platform.sh “Killer App”

Symfony founder and SensioLabs CEO Fabien Potencier took time in a recent interview on the topic of PHP 7 to single out Platform.sh as a “Killer App” that unifies production hosting with a development and deployment workflow.

Speaking to the prominent French online portal Journal du Net, Fabien discussed microservices, the PHP7/HHVM clash, and the growing ecosystem of software projects that use Symfony as their basis, including Drupal 8, EZ Publish, Laravel and phpBB.

The full quote reads:

We have dedicated significant resources to ensure the [Symfony] framework runs smoothly on Salesforce’s Heroku and Commerce Guys’ Platform.sh. We’re also working with the latter to integrate Blackfire into their stack. By the way, Platform.sh’s approach is very attractive. In my opinion it’s something of a killer application. It allows one to benefit from a production hosting solution integrated with a development and deployment workflow.

You can read the full interview (in French) on the Journal du net website.

About Platform.sh

Platform.sh is a groundbreaking hosting and development tool for web applications.

It extends a branch-merge workflow to infrastructure so that every branch can be tested as if it were in production, and live sites scale effortlessly to serve the most demanding traffic.

Enterprise plans boast a unique, triple-redundant offering, and 24/7 follow-the-sun support. Based on Open Source technologies, Platform.sh is ideal for agile software development, continuous integration and continuous delivery.