The Undercover ElePHPant

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Summary

In this episode, Benjamin and Matthew talk with Bastian Hofmann about handling retries and timeouts in PHP. Bastian shares a load of great advice, including:

Show Notes

In this episode, Benjamin and Matthew talk with Bastian Hofmann about handling retries and timeouts in PHP. Bastian shares a load of great advice, including:
  • Having dedicated hosts for certain traffic
  • Distinguishing between normal users and admin users
  • Offloading work to asynchronous jobs
  • Default socket timeouts and max execution times
  • Automatic retries
  • Tuning settings and rules of thumbs as to how to do so
  • Tooling for monitoring
  • Circuit breakers
  • Integrating monitoring into legacy codebases
  • Plus loads load more!
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Guests: Bastian Hofmann.
Hosted By: Benjamin Eberlei and Matthew Setter.

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What is The Undercover ElePHPant?

The Undercover ElePHPant is a podcast about scaling and optimizing your PHP applications. Each week, Benjamin Eberlei and Matthew Setter sit down with an expert from the PHP community to discuss a specific aspect of highly performant PHP applications.