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From Kore Nordmann <>
Subject Re: using couchdb as caching system
Date Sat, 05 Apr 2008 10:19:33 GMT
Am Samstag, den 05.04.2008, 11:48 +0200 schrieb
> > You could put a reverse HTTP proxy in front of CouchDB for the
> > actual caching in the meantime, though and remove it, when
> > CouchDB is fast enough for your needs.
> good idea! we will give it a try. but we need a proxy we can control
> by our application. if page "blah" has been edited, we should cleanup
> the proxy-cache for the couchdb-query to get page "blah".
> squid and others do not support an application cache control - right? 

Varnish does [1], and may even be considered superior compared with
squid [2].

Kind regards,


Kore Nordmann (GPG 0xDDC70BBB)

"Der Hammelherde muss derjenige Hammel, den der Schaefer besonders gut
fuettert und der darum zweimal so dick wird wie die Anderen, als Genie
erscheinen." Tolstoi (Krieg und Frieden)

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