HHVM is an open source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP, originary developed by Facebook. HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance while maintaining the development flexibility that PHP provides. It’s compatible with almost all the existing PHP code and it’s under very active development. The Bitnami HHVM package include the latest version of HHVM, Apache, PHP and MySQL.
Why use the Bitnami HHVM Stack?
Bitnami makes it easy to run HHVM in the cloud, locally or virtually. The Bitnami HHVM Stack is:
We track every release of HHVM and update our stack shortly after it's released.
If serious security issues are discovered, we provide new versions of HHVM as soon as possible, often within hours of the availability of a fix.
With Bitnami, you get the same software stack and configuration regardless of where you are deploying HHVM or other Bitnami Applications. This makes it easy to migrate between different platforms.
With the Bitnami HHVM Stack stack compiling, configuring and all of its dependencies are taken care of, so it works out-of-the-box.