[development] Counterintuitive but true: Caching makes a
high-traffic site slower
boris at bryght.com
Sat Dec 31 10:00:58 UTC 2005
On 31-Dec-05, at 12:15 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> 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?
Development (since generally high-traffic sites will have more
technically savvy maintainers)
I assume you meant description. How's this?
Performance and Scalability: A forum for high-traffic site
maintainers to discuss tips and techniques, as well as to discuss any
development changes that are needed.
Aside: tools that work for a small site won't work for sites with
high numbers of users/content/etc. -- so likely this would be an
appropriate spot for related issues.
> 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.
I think we'll see some good work around subscription in the next
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