John Lim at Oracle Technology Network - Optimizing PHP and Oracle:
"In this first installment in the DeployPHP Series, I'll discuss this checklist for developing and deploying powerful and scalable PHP applications on Oracle:
1. Choose the right extension API. 2. Know when to fetch and hint. 3. Be smart about binding. 4. Use a class library. 5. Learn the art of creating optimizer hints and indexes. 6. Steward your data and manage your business logic. 7. Keep in touch with "mission control."