This course provides an overview of webserver, database, and core PHP optimizations that are essential for creating a fast PHP application. In under two hours, you will learn the keys to building and scaling an app that can support millions of users.
You too can create fast-running PHP apps that support millions of users. This course, High Performance PHP, will teach you tips and tricks for speeding up your PHP application. You'll start by learning about micro-optimizations at the code-level, moving on to how many child processes you should be running on your webserver and database options. Finally, you will learn about profiling your code and load testing your application, so you can be confident that it will perform well no matter how large your application becomes. By the end of this course, you'll be able to easily create and optimize PHP apps for speed.
Jonathan is a Director of Engineering at Wayfair, where he helps create
the best place to buy anything for your home. Previously he ran engineering
at Attend, and before that he was a senior software engineer at Etsy, where
he focused on solving web performance and scalability challenges.