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High Performance with Laravel Octane

By : Roberto Butti
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Book Image

High Performance with Laravel Octane

5 (2)
By: Roberto Butti

Overview of this book

Laravel Octane is a very powerful component in the Laravel ecosystem that can help you achieve remarkable app performance. With Laravel Octane, you will find tools (queues, cache, and tables) that facilitate a new asynchronous approach for improving application performance. This book highlights how Laravel Octane works, what steps to take in designing an application from the start, what tools you have at your disposal, and how to set up production environments. It provides complete coverage of the strategies, tools, and best practices to make your apps scalable and performant. This is especially important as optimization is usually the overlooked part in the application development lifecycle. You will explore the asynchronous approach in Laravel and be able to release high-performing applications that have a positive impact on the end-user experience. By the end of this book, you will find yourself designing, developing, and releasing high-performance applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: The Architecture
Part 2: The Application Server
Part 3: Laravel Octane – a Complete Tour
Part 4: Speeding Up

Installing Laravel Octane

The script file (test-rr.php) and the configuration file (.rr.yaml) were created so that the dynamics of the operation of RoadRunner can be understood. Now, let’s focus on the installation of Laravel Octane. Let’s pick up the discussion from the installation of the Laravel application via the laravel new command and the installation of the RoadRunner executable by running composer require and then running the rr get-binaries. Let me recap quickly:

# installing Laravel application
laravel new octane-ch2b
# entering into the directory
cd octane-ch2b
# installing RoadRunner CLI
composer require spiral/roadrunner:v2.0 nyholm/psr7
# Obtaining Roadrunner Application Server executable, via CLI
vendor/bin/rr get-binary

Now you can install Laravel Octane:

composer require laravel/octane

Then you can correctly configure Laravel Octane with the octane:install command:

php artisan octane:install

With the latest command, you have to decide...