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Facebook Accelerates PHP with HipHop Virtual Machine

Dec 12, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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.

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