Anyone using HHVM + Wordpress on 512MB RAM Droplet? (LEMP stack)

Hi everyone,

I recently tried to setup a droplet with a few wordpress plus HHVM instead of PHP-FPM.

The speed was good, but I eventually discovered that HHVM uses so much RAM that it got killed from time to time. Also, restarting it periodically wouldn’t be as much of a solution because that way I wouldn’t use the JIT compiler fully (since it gets activated after a few calls).

Does any of you uses HHVM on the smallest droplet with wordpress?

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Are you still using it? So far my memory usage is below 40% except during backup when things get high.

My issues it’s the load time, without wprocket i get 3sec loads (not impressed) with the cache plugin it gets really high.

Any idea how to install the memcache?

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