Survey on Relevance of Business Goals in PHP Software Architecture
PHP software developers and system integrators actually play an important role in running the world's largest web infrastructures. From Facebook, Gruner & Jahr, Kabel Deutschland and Lufthansa to a diversity of corporations, they all trust PHP and the respective systems built with it. It is not questionable that these systems provide a solid software architecture. The point of interest is how these architectures are aligned to the fast pace of changing business goals, which categories of business goals are considered during architecture creation and which means are utilised in projects.
The study was conducted around December 2009/January 2010 with more than 150 respondants from the PHP community and professional PHP ISV s and is available as PDF .