This is a proof of concept. Im using APC, memcached, and Smarty. Smarty I’ll be leveraging the Smarty front end caching engine for the fictitious application. The smarty engine caches all compiled templates and only updates if it identifies any updates to the page. APC Will be used to store compiled PHP code. Since PHP
Intro I started to brush up on my Ruby on Rails skills over the weekend by building a small web site and looking into the Active Record layer of the framework and wondered if the Zend Framework contained something similar. After looking through the documentation I found the answer, Its offered. What is Active Record?