[Catalyst] Simple caching question

Peter Karman peter at peknet.com
Fri Nov 7 14:19:46 GMT 2008

Jesse Sheidlower wrote on 11/07/2008 08:02 AM:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 05:23:29PM -0500, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>> Given how light my requirements are--the app's been chugging
>> along fine for years without any caching--I don't think I need
>> to bother putting another app into the mix. The memory
>> requirements for Memcached don't worry me--the server never
>> goes down, and even if it did, another round of database
>> retrievals wouldn't hurt anybody--but if it's something that
>> needs managing, I'll just go with FastMmap and see how that
>> works.
> Hmm.
> I'm not sure what's going on, but PageCache is actually making
> my app _slower_. Regardless of where I put the config stuff,
> on my laptop running ab I'm seeing about 38-39 requests/sec
> running without PageCache, but 35-36 with.

I've seen that before when the pages weren't actually being cached. It
was likely misconfig on my part, but in the end I switched to the File
cache backend because It Just Worked.

Peter Karman  .  peter at peknet.com  .  http://peknet.com/

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