[drupal-devel] Drupal.org cache statistics

Nicholas Ivy nji at njivy.org
Fri May 27 00:36:15 UTC 2005

I'm pretty sure I got this wrong, particularly the part about clearing 
the cache before the page is reloaded.  That defeats the purpose of a 

Hmm ...

On May 26, 2005, at 6:06 PM, Nicholas Ivy wrote:

> So what options do we have to improve caching performance?
> 1)  Perhaps we could use statistics, like a Poisson distribution, to 
> predict how much time is likely to occur between requests to a certain 
> page given the activity we recently recorded [1].  If the predicted 
> wait is greater than 2.5 minutes, don't immediately clear the cache 
> for that page.  Instead, wait until there's at least a 50% chance 
> someone will look again.  After all, it's likely that no one is 
> looking at it, so why keep the page up-to-date?

More information about the drupal-devel mailing list