C++ REST API frameworks benchmark

PHP, Python, C#, Java and Ruby are popular candidates to create REST API. But what about work horses like C and C++?

I decided to investigate most popular C++ frameworks for REST APIs creation and measure their performance relatively to PHP.

Source code of benchmark is freely available on https://github.com/metamaker/cpp-rest-frameworks-benchmark, as well as Vagrant virtual machine to easily reproduce my measurements.

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Complete installation guide for LEMP stack with PHP 7 in Debian 8 “Jessie”

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This guide will teach you how to install and configure LEMP stack with Nginx 1.10, MySQL 5.7, PHP 7.1 in Debian 8 “Jessie” on Digital Ocean droplet. All steps are covered, from creation of droplet to securing it with firewall and SSL encryption. You can use instructions from the guide not only for droplet on Digital Ocean, but for any VPS hosting with Debian 8 “Jessie” as well. Continue reading