International PHP Conference 2011: PHP Content Repository Specification

Conference: International PHP Conference / WebTech Con 2011
Title: PHP Content Repository Specification (joint talk with Lukas K. Smith)
Links: Slides, joind.in

The PHPCR specification defines an API that combines the power of NoSQL databases with hierarchical data structures and versioning, powerful search and other features. Content repositories, like Midgard2 or Jackrabbit, can implement the API to provide generic access to their content. Using PHPCR, applications can focus on the application logic and use the API to quickly implement CMS functionality.