Vic Cherubini published himself a book titled “Expert PHP Develoyments” in 2013, as its name indicates you can find out inside what an expert should know to deploy his/her PHP applications. The book cover how to build a competent development environment using Vagrant, how to securely set up a Linux server from scratch, and how to deploy your application using Phing and Capistrano.
Knowing how to properly deploy PHP applications is an important tool in your toolbox that sadly many developers never take the time to learn.
If you are ready to experiment expert PHP deployments, get the book now ! I’s only 60 pages, read it and immediately put the tools and techniques into practice.