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From Colm MacCarthaigh <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_disk_cache deterministic tempfiles
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2005 20:36:58 GMT
On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 04:33:24PM -0400, Brian Akins wrote:
> True.
> But like Graham said, ultimately, I don't think it's worth it.

I got the opposite from what Graham said, but may have mis-read.

> Not to be biased, but I think my idea of serving "recently" expired 
> objects would also avoid the thundering herd.  As long as recent and the 
> timeout were reasonable, it should be very efficient.

Depends on the environment. For a proxy, being able to serve in-flight
content to multiple requesters is considered a major feature. 

If 10 proxy clients request the latest service-pack at the same time,
is it going to be faster or slower to have 10 upstream requests or
1 pooled? 

Colm MacCárthaigh                        Public Key:

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