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Blackfire is a profiler which drills down to function/method call level to enable developers to understand and optimize their code's behaviour and performance. It works with no impact for end users on prod, integrates with CI/CD, and more. is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses

14 companies reportedly use in their tech stacks, including trivago,, and Showpad.

24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Integrations

GitHub, PHP, Docker, Slack, and CloudFlare are some of the popular tools that integrate with Here's a list of all 34 tools that integrate with

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Christophe Dujarric
Christophe Dujarric
Chief Product Officer at Blackfire · | 1 upvotes · 2.4K views

At the time of writing, Blackfire supports #PHP version from 5.3 to 7.2 (5.4 and higher on Windows).

Supporting all of those versions and providing a great developer experience, when it comes to installing and upgrading , represents quite an investment on our end.

This is the reason why, starting Monday, December 3rd 2018, profiling under PHP 5.3 to 7.0 will require at least a Profiler subscription. Our free “Hack” subscribers we still be able to profile when using PHP 7.1 and higher.

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Profiling of slow requests. It helps to understand the bootstrapping and the whole requests cycle.

See more's Features

  • Profiling Web Pages, CLI scripts, API Calls
  • Timeline & Callgraph visualizations
  • Wall Time, CPU, I/O, Memory, Network, HTTP calls, SQL requests dimensions
  • Distributed Profiling
  • Assertions
  • Profiling Automations
  • Integrations with CI/CD
  • Periodic profiling
  • Test reports
  • Performance, Quality & Security Checks
  • Supports all PHP versions from 5.3
  • PHP SDK Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to
New Relic
New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
Ruxit is a all-in-one performance monitoring solution for cloud natives. In under five minutes customizable dashboard views show you your application's performance data.
AppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications through transaction flow monitoring and deep diagnostics.
Azure Application Insights
It is use to monitor your live web application. It will automatically detect performance anomalies. It includes powerful analytics tools to help you diagnose issues and to understand what users actually do with your app.
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