[development] Counterintuitive but true: Caching makes a high-traffic site slower

Piotr Krukowiecki piotr at mallorn.ii.uj.edu.pl
Fri Dec 30 22:10:36 UTC 2005

On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 12:24:46PM -0500, John Handelaar wrote:
> The same table-level locking is *lethal* on a heavily-
> trafficked site which has both

There is a talk about dropping locks completly on 
http://drupal.org/node/39460 (yes, postgresql issue, but I think might
apply to mysql too), with some performance tests (see link from 

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