Blackfire Profiler automatically instruments your code to gather data about consumed server resources like memory, CPU time, and I/O
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What is

Blackfire achieves a new level of accuracy by aggregating several profile samples and getting rid of non relevant data. Get even deeper and review the interactions with your entire stack (SQL database engines, cache servers, ...). is a tool in the Performance Monitoring category of a tech stack.

Who uses

12 companies reportedly use in their tech stacks, including, Showpad, and WUZZUF.

22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Integrations

PHP, Docker, Heroku, Chef, and fortrabbit are some of the popular tools that integrate with Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with

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Christophe Dujarric
Christophe Dujarric
Chief Product Officer at Blackfire · | 1 upvotes · 1.6K 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.

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  • Profile a page at a mouse click thanks to the Blackfire web browser extension
  • Browse through the function calls and identify performance bottlenecks thanks to the Blackfire intuitive UI
  • Because Blackfire is only triggered when you profile a request, there is no overhead for other requests Alternatives & Comparisons

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