Welcome to the eAccelerator project
eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator & optimizer. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times.
eAccelerator stores compiled PHP scripts in shared memory and executes code directly from it. It creates locks only for a short time, while searching for a compiled PHP script in the cache, so one script can be executed simultaneously by several engines. Files that can't fit in shared memory are cached on disk only.
eAccelerator was born in December 2004 as a fork of the Turck MMCache project. Turck MMCache was created by Dmitry Stogov and much of the eAccelerator code is still based on his work.
25 Jul 2012 - Project moved to Github
- The current master branch supports PHP-5.4!
Authors and Contributors
- Hans Rakers (@hrak)
Former contributors to the project are:
- Bart Vanbrabant (@bartv)
- Franck Tabary
- Everaldo Canuto (@ecanuto)
- Reiner Jung
- Shin Seung Woo
- Frank Alcantara
For a full list see the wiki page.