How to increase laravel speed?

by elise_daugherty , in category: PHP Frameworks , a month ago

How to increase laravel speed?

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by cali_green , a month ago

@elise_daugherty 

There are several ways to increase the speed of a Laravel application:

  1. Optimize Database Queries: Make sure your database queries are optimized by using indexes, avoiding complex queries, and caching results when possible.
  2. Use Caching: Utilize Laravel's caching features such as Redis or Memcached to cache frequently accessed data and improve response times.
  3. Enable Opcode Caching: Use PHP opcode caching such as OPcache to store precompiled script bytecode in memory, reducing the need to recompile the code on each request.
  4. Minify and Compress Assets: Minify CSS and JavaScript files, and enable compression for assets to reduce load times.
  5. Use Eager Loading: When retrieving related models, use eager loading to reduce the number of queries executed and improve performance.
  6. Monitor Performance: Use tools like Laravel Debugbar or Blackfire to monitor and identify performance bottlenecks in your application.
  7. Optimize Autoloading: Reduce the number of autoloaded classes by managing Composer dependencies and using classmap optimization.
  8. Implement Queues: Move time-consuming tasks to queues to offload them from the main application and improve responsiveness.
  9. Use Lazy Loading: Utilize lazy loading for relationships to only load related models when needed, reducing unnecessary queries.
  10. Upgrade to the Latest Version: Ensure you are using the latest version of Laravel and PHP to take advantage of performance optimizations and bug fixes.