What is HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)?
HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the flexibility that PHP developers are accustomed to. To date, HHVM (and its predecessor HPHPc before it) has realized over a 9x increase in web request throughput and over a 5x reduction in memory consumption for Facebook compared with the PHP 5.2 engine + APC.
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is a tool in the Virtual Machine category of a tech stack.
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is an open source tool with 17K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)'s open source repository on GitHub
Who uses HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)?
43 companies reportedly use HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Slack, and Wikipedia.
88 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine).
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) Integrations
PHP, Hack, Swoole, ReactPHP, and McRouter are some of the popular tools that integrate with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine). Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine).
Pros of HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)
Drop-in PHP replacement
Works well with nginx
Backed by Facebook
Statically checked, typed language
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) Alternatives & Comparisons
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