Release: PHP Fog 1.0

Oregon homed company PHP Fog announced last week that the beta period for its cloud PaaS is over, with its product entering the general availability phase.

PHP Fog platform enters a market which have seen a few players so far, with the recent announced availability of a joint effort between Zend and RightScale and the european PaaS cloudControl still in beta.

PHP Fog platform offers a Git based setup procedure for starting and a set of popular PHP frameworks, like Cake PHP, Zend Framework or Code Igniter and applications like WordPress, Drupal, Sugar CRM or Joomla ready to start with.

The software stack is composed of MySQL database, Apache web server, Nginx load balancer and Varnish cache engine, which is a typical setup for most PHP applications.

PHP Fog offers free trial accounts for six months, three paid plans ranging from $25 to $249 per month/per server, plus an enterprise plan starting at $250/hr.