Zend Smart Start for IBM i
Accelerating time-to-PHP and Zend
The Zend Smart Start for IBM i service is a training and consulting engagement designed to help customers who rely on the power of IBM i to rapidly modernize and adopt PHP for their web application projects. Throughout this service customers will receive comprehensive PHP training and knowledge transfer. At the end of this engagement, customers will have a trained staff that has basic understanding of PHP and a fully operational, (PHP-based) pilot project deployed on their IBM i.
Delivered by PHP experts, this fixed-price, fixed-deliverable service includes everything your organization needs to develop, deploy and manage PHP Web applications on the IBM i and employ best practices helping ensure your overall success and includes: PHP training, installation & configuration and coached development on a pilot project.
During the Zend Smart Start for IBM i Service:
- Customers receive focused training for up to 5 students on “Zend PHP I: Foundations for i5/OS Programmers” in an exclusive online setting.
- Zend Experts install and configure the Zend PHP Solution Stack on one IBM i development server (partition). As part of the process, customers are trained on installation on additional servers (partitions) as needed.
- A pilot project for customer’s project team to develop that addresses a real Client issue is identified.
- Enable customer’s project team to exercise PHP skills learned and Zend coaches them in best practices through the development and deployment of the pilot project.
Maximize Development EfficiencyZend Smart Start training courses are designed to provide customer’s staff with the foundations of PHP and best practices for managing business-critical PHP applications. Through relevant exercises integrated throughout the courses students apply their newly learned PHP skills to business relevant applications improving efficiency and code quality.
Reduced Risk and Lower Total Cost of OwnershipAs part of Zend Smart Start, our PHP experts install and configure all the necessary components to support even the most demanding web application projects. On a customer designated IBM I server (LPAR), our experts install and configure the complete PHP stack, including Web Server, PHP runtime, and Zend production application solution (Zend Server for IBM i or Zend Core plus Zend Platform) ensuring your web application infrastructure is installed and configured to meet the demands of your web application projects.
Installation and Configuration Components
|PHP Stack – The foundation for PHP Web application projects
Zend Core for i – Dependable PHP
Zend Platform for i– Enterprise Reliability and Comprehensive Performance
New or existing customers:
| Zend Server for IBM i – Complete Production-Quality PHP Environment
Plus MySQL (only if needed)