I am looking at coding a Bitcoin trading exchange, Would PHP be sufficient for an order matching engine? The server would be load balanced with running MySQL.


Yes, I have built exchanges with PHP and MySQL. I would also recommend Redis for caching.

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  • Cheers! appreciate it, will look into Redis. – tommo Dec 4 '13 at 4:02
  • does it support row locking like innodb? – tommo Dec 4 '13 at 10:07

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