Self-hosted XHProf (free & opensource)
We maintain a fork of the original XHProf extension that provides PHP 7 support and a completely rewritten code-base for less overhead.
You can install tideways_xhprof PHP Extension by compiling it from its open-soruce codes. Head over to the Github repository and download the source from there. You can install the extension using these steps:
git clone "https://github.com/tideways/php-xhprof-extension.git" cd php-xhprof-extension phpize ./configure make sudo make install
Load the extension in your php.ini with
As for integration of Tideways into your application you can use the low-level API to enable and disable the Profiler, much like XHProf worked:
<?php tideways_xhprof_enable(); // your application code $data = tideways_xhprof_disable(); file_put_contents( sys_get_temp_dir() . "/" . uniqid() . ".yourapp.xhprof", serialize($data) );
This stores the trace in your temporary directory which the
default UI uses to look for data.
xhprof_html directories from
this repository into your webfolder and navigate to
to see a list of trace.
If you want to use some improved open-source UIs take a look at the following projects:
Please check each projects installation notes on how to get the respective UIs running.
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