• Facebook’s HHVM Speeds Up Box

    …. The road to HHVM wasn’t without bumps or unexpected detours, though. After using Apache to run our PHP code base for seven years, our architecture and processes had ossified around the standard PHP runtime. Additionally, since PHP is a massive and dynamic language, we ran into use cases that HHVM had not used or built for. Replacing these…

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  • Facebook Open-Sources C++ HTTP Library Collection Proxygen

    …, and support for HTTP/2 is being developed. They also described the motives behind Proxygen: Proxygen is not designed to replace Apache or nginx — those projects focus on building extremely flexible HTTP servers written in C that offer good performance but almost overwhelming amounts of configurability. Instead, we focused on building a high…

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