Advanced topics for MySQL: schema design, indexes, locking, replica usage, queues, logs, data migration, anonymization, legacy data, server configuration, etc.
CakePHP is known for featuring a powerful and intuitive convention-based Object Relational Mapper. Thanks to that, we came up with an efficient method to write test fixtures on the fly: the CakePHP Fixture Factories. Tests are fast to write and document ideally your application. While the package can conveniently be embedded in any PHP application, it increases the tests’ speed by offering the possibility to create entities without persistence. https://github.com/vierge-noire/cakephp-fixture-factories
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