PHP Web Sites Optimization Training Course

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PHP Web Sites Optimization

I have learnt so much from a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer!


Alix Bergeret - University of Wolverhampton

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

PHP programming knowledge

Overview Overview

This course has been created for PHP programmers and web site developers interested in PHP code optimization.

The course shows how to find a bottleneck and how to refactor or change the code in the appropriate way.

During this course participants will deal with real web page examples, which will be tracked, analysed and optimized.

Course Outline Course Outline

Stress Testing with JMeter

  • Identifying what you need to test
  • Mimicking the real world in JMeter
  • Extracting and reading the results

Finding Bottlenecks

  • Introduction to Debuggers
  • Stack Traces
  • Function Traces
  • Code Coverage Analysis
  • Profiling PHP Scripts
  • Remote Debugging
  • Profilers

Use Code Caches, Shared memory and Opcodes

  • Tuning Opcode
  • APCu
  • Alternatives to shared memory
  • XDebug
  • Zend Optimizers
  • Other solutions

Parallel Processing

  • Ajax
  • Curl
  • PHP 7 new features
  • More advanced Big Data integration (R, Hadoop, etc...)

MySQL Optimization

  • Finding slow queries
  • Finding most frequent queries
  • Caching
  • Indexing

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £1000
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £850
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £1000 £850
2 £665 £575
3 £553 £483
4 £498 £438
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MongoDB for Administrators London, Barbican Mon, 2016-11-14 09:30 N/A / £2432
MongoDB for Advanced Users Birmingham Wed, 2016-11-16 09:30 £1733 / £2358
Big Data Architect London, Barbican Mon, 2016-11-21 09:30 £4406 / £5756

Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
Exeter - The SenateMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£850 / £1150
Manchester, King StreetTue, 2016-11-15 09:30£850 / £1275
Plymouth Drake CircusWed, 2016-11-16 09:30£850 / £1000
Aberdeen - Berry StreetThu, 2016-11-17 09:30£850 / £1180
York - Tower CourtTue, 2016-11-22 09:30£850 / £1000

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