HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)

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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

Gamned

Wizters

CampusBox-Api

Agency

wellnow

PurpleYo

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