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Overview for performance

PHP-PM grows up to be a credible option for high performance PHP

PHP-PM is a novel way of running PHP applications. Instead of creating an exotic high performance runtime for the PHP language, it takes an alternative route to mechanism of running PHP applications with existing runtimes.

This translates to real performance gains with existing complex applications, not just impressive theoretical benchmark results.


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Sunday April 24, 2016
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Handling traffic peaks with CloudFlare CDN for free

Every once in a while you're lucky and end up with a positive problem - your website content is suddenly very popular. You might scramble and start turning up your servers and tuning up your caches or maybe someone's de-facto solution is to install HHVM to run your WordPress faster.

While this is all worth while if you plan for this to happen in the future as well, for and occasional hit piece of content it might not be worth it.


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Monday July 13, 2015
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