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PHP Caching to Speed up Dynamically Generated Sites

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/2/2011 beginner tutorials cache

This entire site, like many, is built in PHP. PHP provides the power to simply 'pull' content from an external source, in the case of my site this is flat files but it could just as easily be an MySQL database or an XML file etc..

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LAMP performance for dummies

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/1/2008 advanced tutorials blog caching database mysql performance

I've spent the last six months combing Google for 'slow mysql' results. It was enlightening. Now in the spirit of giving back to the community I give you:

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Understanding APC (techPortal)

in PHP added by lornajane, on 3/11/2010 APC advanced tutorials caching performance php5

This tutorial explains the installation and usage of APC as an opcode cache for PHP. It also goes on to discuss the use of APC as a data cache, and the circumstances under which this is relevant and useful. Useful for developers, administrators and architects alike, this in-depth tutorial gives clear detail on using APC

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Survive heavy traffic with your webserver

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 2/10/2009 PEAR apache caching disk IO linux mysql performance

There are many things you can do to speed up your website. This article focuses on practical things that I used, without any spending money on additional hardware or commercial software.

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PHP: The need for speed

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 7/3/2006 bottlenecks cache general speed

PHP4 is in general fast enough for dynamic web content generation, and in most cases you can't even think of anything faster than it. But when you have to face lots of accesses, heavy applications, narrow bandwidth, or other factors that can create performance bottlenecks, you may ask yourself if you can do anything to make things work better.

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Fast PHP - effective optimisation and bottleneck detection

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/4/2010 cache optimisation performance xdebug

PHP is not the fastest language on earth. That honour probably goes to machine code. But like many high-level languages, PHP provides some handy abstractions, like named variables, hashmaps (associative arrays), a C-like syntax, object oriented capabilities, loose typing and so on – we trade processing speed for development ease.

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Getting Started with Memcached

in PHP added by CalEvans, on 21/2/2009 cache memcached

Memcache is a tool which can cache objects in memory – and is often used for speeding up dynamic web applications. PHP has a built-in module for working with memcache, and its a simple and convenient way of introducing caching to your application.

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Output buffering, and how it can change your life

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/12/2005 buffering caching general ob_get_contents output buffer

In this article, Zeev explains the HTTP header and how output buffering helps you deal with it. He also describes several advanced usages of output buffering.

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How to use Output Buffering in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/8/2007 beginner tutorials cache ob_start output buffering

Output buffering is something that often is forgotten by new people in PHP. You can create really powerful things with functions like ob_start and the other. Compress, replace and modify to mention a few.

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Caching your pages with PHP

in PHP added by Nikolas, on 16/7/2007 advanced tutorials caching mysql web development

Some ways to reduce the overhead in your server, using caching techniques.

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Effective In-Function Caching With PHP5

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 9/5/2008 advanced tutorials cache php5

In-function caching can often be used to greatly improve the performance of our software. Applying this technique effectively is important to avoid spiraling memory usage and bizarre bugs that can be caused by old cache data lingering around.

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High Performance PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 16/2/2007 advanced tutorials caching optimization performance speed

If you need to improve the performance of your PHP application, then these methods should help you.

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Use a mirror for hits from popular websites

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 17/12/2006 advanced tutorials caching traffic

So you wrote a gripping article or made the a out-of-this-world graphic which has been added to a site (or multiple sites) such as digg, slashdot or reddit and now your server is suffering the consequences of that graphic intensive make-over you did on your site last week. you wish they'd stop slamming your server to stop your host bugging you, or, to stop your server from committing suicide.

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