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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: EHCache exception
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2005 18:38:39 GMT
Thanks Peter. I can understand that the in-memory caching makes a huge 
difference. I am not sure as to whether you are talking about that or 
external caching. 

I guess what I am wondering is if setting overflowToDisk to false in 
ehcache.xml would make much of a difference.


Peter Hunsberger wrote:

>On 8/12/05, Ralph Goers <> wrote:
>>Thanks, Peter.  I suspected it was a corruption.  I didn't know the
>>names of the files.  Frankly, I'm not even sure we need external caching
>>enabled for this application. Will it provide any better performance
>>than re-reading the original document?
>It should, it normally stays in memory and only gets written to disk
>at shutdown (or overflow). If you suffer a hard shutdown on Cocoon you
>can get a corrupt cache and you get errors when there are attempts to
>validate the on disk cache against the incoming objects.  A nice fix
>would be only to issue one error then stop checking...
>Only testing will tell you for sure if caching is worth it, for us it
>makes a huge difference...

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