Well I work for a college with some 49,000+ students so my primary concern with all those users is efficient memory and processor usage. You'd be surprised how easily a few ten's of thousands of users can bring an application server to it's knees if you have a bottleneck or two that you can avoid..
ed At 12:32 PM 5/28/2002 -0400, Scott Hurring wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Ed Gorski [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 9:46 AM > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Subject: [PHP] Efficient PHP > > > > > > Anyone know any good links on papers/articles/reports on > > creating efficient > > PHP scripts (ie functions to stay away from, good practices, > > etc). As a C > > programmer, I am a nut on efficiency and speed and I have > > been trying to > > read up on efficient PHP coding practices (besides obvious > > general coding > > practices). So can anyone offer any links or experiences? > > > > ed > >Depends what kind of efficiency you are looking for, and >the type of application you're writing. > >Personally, i've always taken the view that my time is >worth a lot more than the CPU's time (unless i'm writing >a speed-critical app, which is not very often :), so i >code for human efficiency and ease of maintenence, even >if the code is a little bit slower than heavily optimized >code. > >--- >Scott Hurring >Systems Programmer >EAC Corporation >[EMAIL PROTECTED] >Voice: 201-462-2149 >Fax: 201-288-1515 > >-- >PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php