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From Mike Kienenberger <>
Subject Re: Scale out
Date Thu, 30 May 2013 01:21:07 GMT
And be careful not to overdo it.   I made that mistake in my first
ecommerce app.

In hindsight, it was sufficient to make sure the data was refreshed at
the beginning of each request, rather than "as soon as possible".

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 7:39 PM, Aristedes Maniatis <> wrote:
> On 29/05/13 8:14pm, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>> My concern is the Cayenne caching mostly. What if
>> App1 is doing an update and the next requests select from App2?
> No one can answer this other than you. What does happen?
> Are you writing an ecommerce system where data has to be fresh to the
> millisecond? Or does data need to be consistent per user/session? If the
> latter, sticky sessions will help you. If the former, you may need to remove
> the cache entirely or use a distributed cache like Terracotta [1]
> From my own experience with distributed caching, it can get very complicated
> very quickly. Luckily we were able to avoid all caching in the critical
> parts of the application, and plenty of non-distributed caching in the other
> parts where performance was critical but 20 minutes of staleness was OK.
> Ari
> [1]
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