[development] Re: Why Drupal 4.7 is late? (long)

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Jan 17 23:58:22 UTC 2006

Earl Miles wrote:

> Allie Micka wrote:
>> I know that you know this, but it helps to think of things in a cost/ 
>> benefit mindset.  Most sites are read-heavy, so the redirect only  
>> occurs on a very small percentage of requests.  Even an active site  
>> will see less than 1 post for every 500 views, so creating a 501th  
>> request is well worth it to reap the benefits already discussed in  
>> this thread.
> FYI, in my tests, the expensive part of Drupal is the bootstrapping.

That is not the bootstrap process as such, but loading and parsing all 
the files, that is a general PHP issue. Two known solutions exist: 
Opcode caches or split mode. :)


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