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SitePoint PHP Blog:
The sysadmin view on "Why PHP"
January 12, 2006 @ 06:42:35

On the SitePoint PHP Blog today, Harry Fuecks takes a look at why PHP from a sysadmin's perspective.

A funny from the Python crowd: phpfilter'"PHP "support" under CherryPy. There is a serious side to that though'"it's spitting out something that looks like a PHP parse error'"i.e. this is a developer problem (e.g. someone ftp'd a PHP straight onto their live web server for 'testing'), not a runtime error.

More to the point, when was the last time you saw a PHP runtime error take down an entire application or web server? And no - "MySQL Connection Failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server" doesn't count'"PHP and the web server are still running'"the MySQL server (or otherwise) is to blame.

He also looks at a slightly different method for serving up web applications - with FastCGI. He talks about the basic features of a server (forking, threading, asynchronous I/O) and how that explains how we've ended up with PHP being the "lesser of the evils"...

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