October 9, 2015
Today, performance is one of the most important metrics you need to evaluate when developing a web service. Keeping customers engaged is critical to any company, especially startups, and for this reason it is extremely important to improve the performances and reduce page load times.
When running a web server that inte...
July 11, 2015
In this article, we will be looking at some of the common caching techniques in PHP: Opcache, Expires Headers and Query Caching in MySQL. We’ll look at additional approaches in part 2.
PHP’s Request Lifecycle
Before we move on, it’s important to understand PHP’s request lifecycle. What happens behind the scene...