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HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)

An open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP
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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.
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is an open source tool with 16.8K GitHub stars and 2.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)'s open source repository on GitHub

Who uses HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)?

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

Developers
89 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine).

HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) Integrations

PHP, Hack, Swoole, ReactPHP, and McRouter are some of the popular tools that integrate with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine). Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine).
Pros of HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)
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Very fast
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Drop-in PHP replacement
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Works well with nginx
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Backed by Facebook
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Open source
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Statically checked, typed language

HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine)?
Laravel Homestead
Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant "box" that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server, and any other server software on your local machine. Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 5.6, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.
Azure Virtual Machines
You can create Linux and Windows virtual machines. It gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions—development and testing, running applications, and extending your datacenter. It’s the freedom of open-source software configured the way you need it.
GraalVM
An ecosystem and shared runtime offering performance advantages not only to JVM-based languages such as Java, Scala, Groovy, and Kotlin, but also to programming languages as JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and R. Additionally, it enables the execution of native code on the JVM via LLVM front-end.
OpenvSwitch
Open vSwitch is a production quality, multilayer virtual switch licensed under the open source Apache 2.0 license.
Multipass
It's a system that orchestrates the creation, management and maintenance of virtual machines and associated Ubuntu images to simplify development.
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