Facebook Accelerates PHP with HipHop Virtual Machine
Dec 12, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"Facebook is a big user of PHP throughout its infrastructure,
but they don't use quite the same same PHP that the rest of us use.
A year and a half ago they launched HipHop,their own open source
runtime for PHP.
Last week, they officially launched the HipHop virtual machine
(hhvm) which will make HipHop PHP execution faster than ever.