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

Dries Buytaert dries at buytaert.net
Sat Dec 31 08:15:17 UTC 2005

On 30 Dec 2005, at 23:02, Boris Mann wrote:
>>> PS:  Still no bigsite/performance forum.  Have we decided
>>> that Drupal doesn't *need* to scale?  I missed that meeting.
>> That's somewhat harsh.  Isn't making Drupal scale developer- 
>> specific and suitable for development at drupal.org?
> Mailing lists suck when searching for solutions...hence the public  
> facing "Performance and Scalability" forum. We'll continue to have  
> requests for ever more micro "groups", for which forums are the  
> only bucket we have today.

On http://drupal.org/forum, should that go under 'General', 'Support'  
or 'Development'?  Care to provide a one-line subscription?

I'm OK with making more forums but we should put some effort in the  
performance and scalability of the forum module (irony?), as well as  
in a subscription module.

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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