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Sponsoring pre-dotScale and election drinks !

As a Gold sponsor for the dotSecurity and dotScale conferences this year, we wanted to offer the crowd a n

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Let's Encrypt
New Features

Free SSL certificates for every project & every environment

At Platform.sh, we believe that all websites deserve to be secure, fast, and feature-rich, and that it should be easy to have all three.
TYPO3 and Platform.sh: A love letter from Germany as shown in this view of the Berlin Fernsehturm.
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TYPO3 and Platform.sh: A love letter from Germany

Platform.sh is different. Why? Because it allows developers, editors and project managers to focus on their applications and leave the rest to us.
Magento Imagine 2017
Blog

Imagine 2017: The New Magento Ecosystem

I just attended my sixth Magento Imagine.  I’ve missed only one and that was the very first that was held near the Los Angeles Airport in 2011.  All I can say is, Magento is back!  That statement might imply they went
our managed, tiered CDN feature for global page and asset cache coverage
Blog

Global App Cache: our managed, tiered CDN feature for global page and asset cache coverage

Caching is a vital part of your web application. Properly implemented, it results in faster page loads, lower latency and fewer requests to your origin server.
Elastic
New Features

More flexible elastic now available

Elasticsearch is one of the most popular Free Software search engines available. It’s fast, flexible, and easy to work with. It’s also now fully up to date on Platform.sh.
blog-save-time-in-database-influxDB
New Features

Now you can save time in a database

(With due apologies to Jim Croce.)
oliversweeney
Blog

Oliver Sweeney website revamp with Magento Cloud, powered by Platform.sh oozes sophistication and luxury

When your company sells luxury items, you want your website to offer that same exclusive, stunning digital experience for your customers too.
Golden Gate bridge
Press

Platform.sh expands its US operations to meet growing demand in North America

New US headquarters and CEO relocation in San Francisco. US Board of advisors with senior execs from Twilio, Atlassian, Apple. Aggressive North America recruitment plan.
mysql
New Features

Multiple MySQLs Make Platform.sh a Marvelous Multisite Machine

(Because alliterations are always appropriate.)
OOP
Blog

Platform.sh is down wit' OOP

Platform.sh will be getting Old Skool at the OOP conference 2017 in Munich from 30 January - 3 February, where our crew will do live-on-the-mic demos and answer your questions on our second-generation PaaS at booth 3.
redis
New Features

Redis, now for long-term keys and values

Redis is a popular key-value database, well-regarded for its speed and simplicity. Platform.sh has offered a Redis service for quite some time, which is configured not to store data but to keep it only in memory.
new-year
New Features

New year, new Solr, new features

After ending 2016 with a new PHP version and starting 2017 with a new HTTP version, we’re
mongodb
Blog

Your instances safe from MongoDB Apocalypse on the Platform.sh PaaS

You might have heard about the MongoDB scare with titles like: MongoDB Apocalyps
won-php
Blog

2016, The Year We Won PHP

First, a joyous and productive 2017 to you all. 2016 was really great for us as a growing company and the new year is a great time to look back and share with you, our dear clients and community, our journey.
http2
New Features

Announcing HTTP/2 support!

All the fastness just got faster.
Wave
New Features

Next Wave PHP now supported

We were hoping to have this announcement out in time for Christmas gift but it was not to be. Instead it’s an early New Years gift.
timezone
Blog

What's your timezone?

As you may already know, Platform.sh is a fully distributed company.
production
Blog

Production is an artifact of development

In my former life I was a Drupal consultant and architect with Palantir.net.
build-time
New Features

This week in new features - Build-time variables

As we wrote about recently, all of the inputs to an application running on Platform.sh are clearly defined, predictable, and with one ex
screencast
Screencast

Screencast - Configuring your Platform.sh Project

Hi there! I come before you bearing the gift of a new screencast. Today’s offering will be a quick, technical runthough of how you set up your project to run on Platform.sh.
php-partnership
Press

PHP multiple partnership puts Platform.sh at the forefront of PHP hosting in 2016

Platform.sh is the PaaS for major PHP vendors: Magento, eZ Systems, TYPO3 and SensioLabs
repeatable-dev
New Features

How repeatable deployments work

One of the key selling points of Platform.sh is predictable, repeatable deployments. We view the read-only production file system as a key advantage for our customers. But why is that, and how do we manage it?
php-container
New Features

Application updates for PHP containers

PHP was Platform.sh’s first supported language, and so has had a few quirks as we’ve grown to support more programming languages.
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Screencast

Screencast - Basic Platform.sh Workflow

Hello, and welcome back to the Platform.sh from Scratch series!
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How to

Laravel on Platform.sh - Redis caching and the Platform CLI

Hello, and welcome back to Platform.sh from scratch.
Laravel-2
How to

Laravel on Platform.sh, part 2

Hello (!) and welcome back to Platform.sh from scratch.
sara-golemon
Press

Ex-Facebook HHVM engineer, Sara Golemon, leaves Silicon Valley for Paris to join Platform.sh

Paris, France.
keyboard
New Features

PostgreSQL 9.6 and PostgreSQL Extensions!

We’re happy to announce the availability of PostgreSQL 9.6 as a choice of service in Platform.sh.
yarn
How to

Speeding up your npm builds with Yarn

Say you have a decent sized project and your deployments are taking a while.
build-flavor
New Features

Fully customizable build flavors

At Platform.sh, we believe your application should be deployed on your terms.