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Benjamin Benjamin 18.02.2020

An Introduction to PHP-FPM Tuning

PHP-FPM (or Fast Process Manager) offers several advantages over mod_php, with two of the most notable being that it is more flexible to configure and currently the preferred mode of running PHP by many in the community. However, if you're using your package manager's default configuration settings, then you're likely not getting the most out of it. Read More

Benjamin Benjamin 04.02.2020

Four Logging Best Practices for Production Applications

Logging is an essential part of just about any PHP-based application; whether in a script or a larger application. However, how little is too little and how much is too much to log? Read More

Benjamin Benjamin 21.01.2020

PHP & Shared Nothing Architecture: The Benefits and Downsides

There are several ways (architectures) in which applications can work, with the most notable being: Read More

Benjamin Benjamin 20.01.2020

Tideways sponsoring Unconference at the PHP Benelux 2020

At the end of the week one of our favorite PHP conferences is opening its doors – the PHP Benelux. Read More

Benjamin Benjamin 07.01.2020

Reliable Integration with Third-Party APIs in PHP

It's a fact of modern software development that aspects of our applications interact with third-party APIs. This could be for any number of reasons, with some common ones being payment processing, telecommunications, logging, and data analysis. Read More