Understanding PHP memory



Monday, October 28, 2013 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm


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Everybody has already met the "fatal error allowed memory size of ..."error. This talk will start by recalling you what the memory is in computer science. We'll then foresee how PHP deals with memory by introducing the internal component Zend Memory Manager. Then, we'll show you how to code efficiently by avoiding leaks in your code, talking about garbage collection, circular references, and copy on write mechanisms, particulary usefull to know when designing batch scripts.