Most startups needs to create projects on very thin budgets. To make this possible, they need to cut on code's quality to demonstrate a viable product to investors. When the idea validates and startups receives proper funding, rare are the occasions when they actually take the time to re-write their code base due to lack of time. In the long run, their technology debt increases and their project gets very hard to maintain and scale.
We are currently working on an open source solution that will enable companies to use and create RESTful API's that can scale in terms of amount of traffic and data, while keeping their development time very low. This will enable startups to write high quality code quickly while using a system that will scale well in the future.
The project is written in PHP 5.4 and uses multiple Symfony2 components. It uses Zookeeper to keep track of database servers and uses Redis and MySQL for databases. Our search engine is ElasticSearch.
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