PHP is everywhere and is, without a doubt, the most used programming language on the Web. However, PHP is not recognized for its performance. This tutorial explains how to install and configure PHP-FPM to improve the performance of your website.
PHP-FPM, or PHP FastCGI Process Manager, is an alternative implementation of PHP FastCGI that can handle a high volume of queries. Combined with PHP 7, PHP-FPM achieves a higher performance level than any previous version of PHP. In this tutorial, we’ll see how to install Apache, PHP 7.x and PHP-FPM on a CentOS 7 server.