Php 7 or hhvm? What do you think is better?

Posted March 14, 2018 2.6k views

is hhvm worth installing or php does the job?
I am confused if php 7 is faster or hhvm compiler in front of it?

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At one point HHVM was quite a bit faster then PHP until the release of PHP7. Now they are pretty comparable. In some cases you may see a performance boost and others not so much.

Here are some stats

Some people use HHVM as their primary compiler and use PHP7 as a fallback.

This is my current setup. It really comes down to what workload and task(s) you are trying to achieve.