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High Performance with Laravel Octane

By : Roberto Butti
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Book Image

High Performance with Laravel Octane

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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

Setting up Laravel Octane with Swoole using Laravel Sail

In order to have an environment up and running with Swoole as the application server and using a Docker container, you have to follow some steps:

  1. Set up Laravel Sail
  2. Install Laravel Octane
  3. Set up Laravel Octane and Swoole

Setting up Laravel Sail

First, create your Laravel application:

laravel new octane-ch03
cd octane-ch03

Or, if you already have your Laravel application you can use the composer show command to check whether Laravel Sail is installed. This command also shows you some additional information about the package:

composer show laravel/sail

If Laravel Sail is not installed, run composer require laravel/sail --dev.

Once you have Sail installed, you have to create a docker-compose.yml file. To create a docker-compose.yml file, you can use the sail command, sail:install:

php artisan sail:install

The sail:install command will create Docker files for you. The sail:install process...