Kanwaljeet Singla's Blog Posts

Jun 10, 2010

Peter Laudati & Dmitry Lyalin host the edu-training Connected Show developer podcast on cloud computing and interoperability. I met Peter in Chicago during Tek-X and we along with Don and Wade recorded a podcast on evolution...

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Jun 06, 2010

I spend lot of time profiling popular PHP applications finding where exactly processing time is spent during PHP execution. Few months ago, one thing which caught my attention was performance of mysql_connect API. On my windows...

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May 29, 2010

Last week I was in Chicago in the company of very passionate and smart PHP programmers at Tek-X . I got to meet some well-known members of PHP community and also fellow Microsoft employees who have been working on improving PHP...

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May 29, 2010

I have seen many people built some innovative solutions on top of hostable web core (HWC) functionality which was added in IIS7. One of the questions which HWC users frequently ask is how to make IIS configuration tools (like...

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May 27, 2010

Ruslan ( http://ruslany.net ), who is Program Manager for WinCache project, has been showing WinCache statistics on the right sidebar of his website for quite some time. Few weeks ago I decided to do the same but instead of editing...

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May 15, 2010

In the last few years VC++ team have done some awesome work with profile guided optimizations (PGO). PGO improves performance of certain code paths which are more likely to be used in production environments. Most of the teams...

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May 14, 2010

Last week I published winbuild.bat to setup PHP build environment on windows. In this blog I am covering how to add a PECL extension to the PHP build system. I will also show how to static link a PHP extension and how much performance...

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May 05, 2010

One of the things I have done many times in the past year is setting up a build environment for PHP on Windows. I have been using a simple script to do this which I am releasing today with this blog. Here is the zip file contains...

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May 03, 2010

One of the major pain points in FastCGI 1.0 was that users were required to set maxInstances to a number which works best for their application. Many users didn’t tune this value and were running FastCGI with default value of...

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May 03, 2010

After WinCache 1.0 release, two most requested features were user cache and session cache. We added both of these features in WinCache 1.1 beta1. We are very happy with the rate of adoption of user cache by PHP application developers...

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Mar 30, 2010

WinCache 1.1 beta release added two new major features to WinCache. These are user cache APIs which can be used to store custom data in the cache and “wincache” session handler. User cache APIs was the biggest feature gap WinCache...

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Jan 31, 2010

IIS team recently released FastCGI ISAPI 1.5 for IIS 5.1 and IIS 6.0. One of the major new features added in this release is per application process pools. Per application process pools allow users to specify a unique FastCGI...

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