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PHP on the Metal with HHVM
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| by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers on Apr 09, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

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.


Keith Adams is an engineer in Facebook's HipHop team. He's helped found the HipHop Virtual Machine, Facebook's next-generation just-in-time compiler infrastructure for PHP. He's also worked on Facebook's search engine. His interests include virtualization, programming languages, computer architecture, kernels, and all aspects of the hardware/software interface.

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