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PHP, Seriously!

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Feb 26, 2014 2 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Feb 26, 2014 2

Keith Adams examines the strengths that made PHP a dominant language in its niche, highlighting Facebook's attempts at remedying its inconsistencies and misfeatures while maintaining its strengths.

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Taking PHP Seriously

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 05, 2013 3 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Nov 05, 2013 3

Keith Adams outlines PHP's strengths and Facebook's attempts at remedying the inconsistencies and misfeatures in the core language.

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PHP on the Metal with HHVM

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Apr 09, 2013 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Apr 09, 2013

Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.

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The HipHop Compiler for PHP

Posted by Guilherme Ottoni  on  Mar 12, 2013 Posted by Guilherme Ottoni Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 12, 2013

Guilherme Ottoni presents the design, implementation, and an evaluation of the HipHop compiler for PHP.

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Platform Choices on Windows Azure (It’s not just ASP.NET and SQL Server)

Posted by Mark Rendle  on  Jul 31, 2012 Posted by Mark Rendle Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 31, 2012

Mark Rendle introduces the basic services offered by Windows Azure along with examples of various platform choices that can be used: RavenDB, ASP.NET MVC, Node.js + Express, MongoDB, Sinatra, etc.

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Evolution of Code Design at Facebook

Posted by Nick Schrock  on  Apr 28, 2011 2 Posted by Nick Schrock Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 28, 2011 2

Nick Schrock presents how Facebook’s code evolved over time, explaining some new constructs – fbobjects, Preparables, Ents - introduced to address the complexities of a large social graph.

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Scale at Facebook

Posted by Aditya Agarwal  on  May 28, 2010 3 Posted by Aditya Agarwal Follow 0 Followers  on  May 28, 2010 3

Beside presenting the overall Facebook architecture and scaling solutions used, Aditya Agarwal talks about the iterative process of constantly improving the site, making sure to avoid over-engineering

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Facebook: Science and the Social Graph

Posted by Aditya Agarwal  on  Mar 25, 2009 9 Posted by Aditya Agarwal Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 25, 2009 9

Aditya Agarwal discusses Facebook’s architecture, more exactly the software stack used, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of its major components: PHP, MySQL, Memcache, Thrift, Scribe.

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Running PHP on the JVM with P8

Posted by Rob Nicholson  on  Oct 31, 2008 1 Posted by Rob Nicholson Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 31, 2008 1

Robert Nicholson discusses the reasons to bring PHP to the JVM, an overview of PHP and P8, PHP characteristics, how PHP functions are compiled, InvokeDynamic and PHP Functions.

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