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From Mark Watts <m.wa...@eris.qinetiq.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Caching.
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2007 16:00:03 GMT

> On 6/15/07, Mark Watts <m.watts@eris.qinetiq.com> wrote:
> > > On 6/15/07, Boyle Owen <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> wrote:
> > > > I'd try it and see - I think the worst that can happen is that you
> > > > see no effect; ie, things don't get any better, they're unlikely to
> > > > get worse.
> > >
> > > I'm just worried about what an "experimental" module might do to my
> > > webserver's stability (which has so far been rock solid).
> > >
> > > Krist
> >
> > If you have no problems, why are you looking to introduce another module
> > to add negligible benefit?
>
> I have no problems with the stability of my webserver. I do (or more
> precisely my users) do have a problem with the _performance_ though. I
> want to improve performance, but rather not decrease stability. Hence
> my question.

Assuming your content working set is small enough to fit in your 
operating-system's disk caching system, you probably won't see any 
performance benefit with mod_disk_cache.

If you care to divulge a little more about what the back-end of your website 
does (php talking to a database or tomcat, or what?), maybe we can suggest 
some things to try.

Mark.

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Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
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