Zend Technologies, the company that invented PHP, announced a new suite of products that integrates directly with Sun's Java System Web Server (formerly Sun ONE Web Server).
Zend's new product offering includes two components:
PHP Enabler for Sun Java System Web Server - Enables PHP to integrate and run smoothly with Java System Web Server. The module, using a highly optimized FastCGI architecture, joins the reliability of PHP as CGI with the extensibility and efficiency of in-process NSAPI architecture.
Zend Performance Suite for Sun Java System Web Server -- Improves the performance of PHP on the Java System Web Server. The suite provides code acceleration, content caching, and data compression, enabling enterprises to improve the response time and server load ability of its Web applications.
Read Zend, Sun bringing PHP to the enterprise
What we are really waiting for is the scripting language JSR (JSR 223: Scripting Pages in JavaTM Web Applications
). It seems that more and more projects are using scripting at some level (From Jython to BeanShell).