Tag: performance

What Facebook’s HipHop means for PHP-based applications hosting

Today Facebook revealed what they have been working behind the scenes for a long time. In a nutshell, HipHop is aimed at improving PHP’s performance by converting PHP code to C++ and then compiling it with g++, thus allowing Facebook to keep up with their growth with fewer servers. In theory, by running compiled code, […]

February 03 / 2010
Author Pablo
Category PHP
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The importance of APC cache for symfony applications

I’ve been developing a website based on symfony. Since symfony 1.3 and 1.4 came out this week, I decided to upgrade it to 1.3 and then when I feel confortable to 1.4. The upgrade was a little bit more complicated that I anticipated, mainly because I was using some plugins that are not compatible with […]

December 07 / 2009
Author Pablo
Category PHP, Symfony
Comments 2 Comments