I normally don't do this. When I see someone write a blog post I
don't agree with, I often just dismiss it and go on. But, this
particular one caught my attention. It was titled PHP
vs Node.js: Yet Another Versus. The summary was:
Node.js = PHP + Apache + Memcached + Gearman - overhead
What the f**k? Are you kidding me? Clearly this person has NEVER used memcached or Gearman in a production environment that had any actual load.
Back in the day, when URLs and filesystems had a 1:1 mapping, it made perfect sense to have a web server separate …