Archive for the ‘speed’ Category

Up and Running with the Fastest PHP Framework on PHP7 in 5 Mins

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You may remember our past infatuation with Phalcon, the fastest PHP framework. In this post, we'll go through the process of getting it up and running in 5 minutes on one of our Homestead Improved instances. If you're not interested in why or what Phal...

Can Symfony Apps Be Fast on Vagrant? Let’s Check with SuluCMS!

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In this short tutorial, we’ll set up Sulu and optimize on a Vagrant environment. Why a dedicated tutorial handling this? Besides the fact that Sulu has a rather complex initialization procedure, it is based on Symfony which is infamously slow on virt...

Performance: Really Accelerate WordPress Websites [#2]

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Welcome back to “how to accelerate WordPress websites.” In the first part of our series, we’ve addressed the importance of the correct web-hosting solution. While doing so, we’ve answered questions on what advantages come with t...

Speeding up Existing Apps with a Redis Cache

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We’ve gone through the basics of Redis in PHP before, but it’s time to cover a real life use case. In this tutorial, we’ll add it to an already deployed application to give the app the appearance of speed. You can easily follow along by cloning ...