RightScale and Zend have teamed up to offer a PaaS for deploying, managing and running PHP applications in the cloud. Currently available only on Amazon AWS, the PHP Solution Pack will be made available for other cloud providers in the future.
DocumentCloud is a non-profit organization which provides document-based applications. With highly expensive processing tasks to accomplish in parallel, DocumentCloud decided to implement its own cloud solution in Ruby: CloudCrowd. InfoQ spoke with the author, Jeremy Ashkenas of DocumentCloud, to learn more.