I was discussing recently with a TYPO3 colleague about performance, specifically caching. Both he and I are working on systems that may involve hundreds or thousands of objects that need to be cached for later use. The objects themselves are fairly small, but there's a large number of them. The data format is only internal, so we don't need anything standardized or parsable by outside systems.
PHP actually has two options for this use case:
require(). But which is better?
Quick, to the benchmark mobile! The results I found were not at all what I expected.
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