PHPPHP programming language designers have decided to include in the upcoming PHP 5.5 branch caching and optimizing bytecode Zend Optimizer +, previously delivered in the proprietary package Zend Server, but recently translated by Zend Technologies category of free software projects.

The inclusion of Zend Optimizer + composition PHP (in general terms, without reference to the version) voted 66 out of 77 participants in the project, with the right to vote. When considering the inclusion of a new system in development branch of PHP 5.5 votes 44 participants from 77, given the fact that the addition of Zend Optimizer + probably will delay the release of PHP 5.5 release for one or two months due to the need for additional testing.

Initially it was expected that in the PHP code will be included free of competing APC (Alternative PHP Cache), but because of the unresolved problems with caching and memory consumption, quality of work in a branch of APC PHP 5.4 was assessed as not stable and for the integration of APC was transferred to a branch PHP 6.0. Open source Zend Optimizer +, which was announced a full stable support branches PHP 5.2. *, 5.3. *, 5.4. * And PHP 5.5-dev, in conjunction with higher performance, determined the final choice for the title of regular system cache opcode PHP . Continue reading