PHP-FPM Performance

Reinis Rozitis r at
Mon Dec 22 17:00:57 MSK 2008

Just a note - dont test with <? phpinfo(); ?> do something like <? echo 
'Hello world!'; ?> and test then..
Because phpinfo() is pretty bloated and intensive (in the past also even 
with memory leaks).


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mathew Davies" <thepixeldeveloper at>
To: <nginx at>
Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 8:37 PM
Subject: PHP-FPM Performance

> Hi,
> I'm currently using nginx/0.7.27 + PHP 5.2.8 with the fpm patch on
> Ubuntu Server 8.10 with 256 MB RAM. Nginx is serving static files very
> fast at 1,500 req/s while serving a phpinfo(); page will drop right
> down to 300 req/s. This performance is nothing to be sniffed at with
> the current specifications of the machine, but I'm wandering if there
> is any room to squeeze more performance from the php side of things.
> Kind Regards,
> -Mathew Davies.

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