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Ian Selby's Blog:
Put Your PHP App on Steroids - Optimizing with APC Cache
Apr 10, 2008 @ 17:32:55

In this new post to his blog, Ian Selby talks about a method to "pump up" your web site's performance to give the most to your visitors - the APC cache.

Nothing's cooler than writing a bad-ass site or application and watching it gain popularity and a significant user base. By the same token, nothing's more frustrating that watching your app fall on its face when its running under high load. [...] Before you say, "throw more / better hardware at that mo-fo", why not take a moment and learn about APC: Alternative PHP Cache...

He describes the caching software - what it is and how it can help you and your application - and includes examples using a CacheManger class to store and set values quickly and easily.

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