Profiling PHP7 Applications

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Presented by Paris Liakos (@ParisLiakos)

Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 20:00 CEST

19:00 BST, 13:00 CDT, 11:00 PDT
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The release of PHP7 changed the profiling landscape drastically. Xhprof still does not support it and it looks like it will never will. In my talk I’ll provide an overview of PHP7’s forks so far, with a deeper look to the tideways one in combination with the original/default xhprof UI, and a further overview of other available UIs.

Paris Liakos

Pari Liakos

Paris is a software developer at SiteGround, passionate about maintainable and extendable code. He’s always been an avid open source contributor, focusing on the PHP and Drupal communities for the past 6 years. He’s also a motorcycle and beer lover. You can also find him on GitHub.

Containers Throughout Your Environment

March 2015 – SE

Presented by Phillip Baker (@phillbaker)

Date: March 25, 2015
Time: 14:00 CDT

Containers, and Docker specifically, have exploded in popularity, but it is hard to know when and where to put them to use. Beyond understanding the basics of containerization and how it differs from other technologies, engineers and development teams should consider whether containers can solve problems at different levels of the stack – development, testing, staging or production. This talk will walk through the background of containers and dive into good uses of containers in different areas of a codebase’s lifecycle.

Phillip Baker

Phillip Baker

Phillip Baker is a software engineer at DigitalOcean, focused on web applications and scaling internal systems. He’s an active open source contributor on Github. Phillip has previously worked for New York City startups Hatch Labs and General Assembly. To relax, he’s is an avid runner, backpacker and craft beer enthusiast.

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PHP 5.6 and Beyond: Because Incrementing Major Versions is for Suckers

August 2014 – SE

Presented by Adam Harvey (@LGnome)

Date: August 13, 2014
Time: 13:00 CDT

FSM willing, PHP 5.6 should be out by OSCON. As the third release since annual releases were adopted, it continues the trend of 5.4 and 5.5 by providing incremental improvements over the long running PHP 5 series while trying very hard not to break backward compatibility.

In this talk, I’ll describe what PHP 5.6 provides, look back at how distributions and server hosts have handled the faster pace of PHP releases, and talk about where PHP is going in terms of a new, backward compatibility breaking major release and how that might be handled, with particular reference to other languages that have attempted the same trick with varying degrees of success (from Perl to Python to Ruby).

Adam Harvey

Adam Harvey

Adam is a PHP Agenteer (it’s totally a word) at New Relic who is celebrating his 20th year of swearing at browsers that refuse to do his bidding. In between said bouts of invective, Adam works on various open source projects, including PHP, and attempts to figure out the great mysteries of life (well, the cricket related ones, at least).