HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)

A Story by
An open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP

What is HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)?

HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the flexibility that PHP developers are accustomed to. To date, HHVM (and its predecessor HPHPc before it) has realized over a 9x increase in web request throughput and over a 5x reduction in memory consumption for Facebook compared with the PHP 5.2 engine + APC.
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is a tool in the Virtual Machine category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

43 companies use HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Slack, and Wikipedia.

Facebook

Slack

Wikipedia

Quizlet Web

nefisyemektarifleri

Teknologi.id

CampusBox-Api

Wizters

Gamned

wellnow

Agency

Grozip

Why developers like HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)

Very fast
Drop-in PHP replacement
Works well with nginx
Backed by Facebook
Open source
Statically checked, typed language