Schlossnagle on PHP vs Java

php-logo.gif If you work in the Internet biz, read George’s post Why PHP Scales – A Cranky, Snarky Answer. It’s worth 10 minutes, and the crankiness level is a lot lower than the title would lead you to expect.

He’s right that Java is actually faster than PHP because Java is a compiled language and PHP is not. And he’s right that it really doesn’t matter 99.9% of the time.