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The Debate of Making PHP Faster using a JIT Compiler - Lately in PHP podcast episode 19

Note: This article was originally published at Planet PHP on 5 January 2012.
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The Debate of Making PHP Faster using a JIT Compiler - Lately in PHP podcast episode 19 By Manuel Lemos The official PHP implementation is evolving too slowly, while alternative implementations like Phalanger and Facebook HipHop can run PHP faster thanks to the use of JIT compiler engines.

JIT compilation was the main topic of the episode 19 of the Lately in PHP podcast presented by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert who received as guests Miloslav Beno of the Phalanger team and Nuno Lopes of the PECL LLVM project to discuss this and other interesting topics of the PHP scene.

They also made a brief retrospective of what happened in the PHP world in 2011 and what they expect for 2012.

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript here.