PHP 7.4 Debian Stretch images

Since there are still no official images for PHP 7.4 (RC4) based on Debian stretch I have created some. The Swoole image also has several other modules. There are also some bash scripts for container start in the Github repo. The changes in the Dockerfile compared to 7.3 include the addition of โˆ’โˆ’with-pear (Pear is…

Centos 8 is out – official support for ppc64le

While browsing the available boot disk options in GCP I just noticed that Centos 8 is available. I somehow missed the official announcement… The interesting thing is that now ppc64le (which translates as Power 8/9 little endian) is officially supported. Now I just need a Talos II workstation ๐Ÿ™‚ And while browsing the available ISOs…

Connection Pools and resource management in Swoole

Introduction In this post I will explain the idea of resource pool and how it should be used. A resource pool is a limited pool from which a resource is obtained, used and then released back to the pool for other threads to use it. Usually these pools are actually connection pools so from now…