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The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning



Keith Adams shares HHVM insights showing how a system can become very performant if it is well tuned.


Keith Adams is a founding member of Facebook's HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) team. HHVM is a Facebook's just-in-time compiler for PHP. Keith has also contributed to Facebook's search engine. Before Facebook, he worked on VMware's virtual machine monitor. He's a founding member of the I-can't-believe-I'm-a-PHP-advocate club.

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Nov 27, 2013