HHVM vs PHP 7 Performance Showdown (WordPress, Nginx)

coollogo_com-101181608 What is HHVM ? In case you have not heard about it till now, let me tell you a few things about it in brief, before we go into the HHVM vs PHP 7 tests HHVM is an abbreviation for HipHop Virtual Machine. It was created by Facebook in 2010, with the first public version released in 2011. The main reason behind it’s creation was to save the server resources and to provide a faster web experience. …

Nginx vs. Apache, which is better for your WordPress site

apachevsnginx     What is Nginx and Apache   Nginx (Pronounced Engine-x) and Apache, both are open source web servers. The Apache web servers are the oldest ones around. They have been in use since 1995, whereas nginx came some where around 2002. Both the products are open-source and free but if you need support for nginx you will need to buy Nginx Plus version. Nginx was written primarily to address the C10K problem and some performance and scalability issues associated with Apache. …