[development] Object caching
bart.jansens at pcwereld.be
Sat Jul 22 08:40:21 UTC 2006
Op vr, 21-07-2006 te 01:34 +0200, schreef Gerhard Killesreiter:
> Khalid B wrote:
> >> >> That is one hell of a menu. Would be good if we could actually
> >> >> improve the menu system. Have you looked into that?
> >> > I've been on the verge of bringing this up for a while.
> >> >
> >> > The issue we have with the menu is the exact same issue we had with the
> >> > aliases until 4.7.
> >> > We load the entire path alias into memory on every load.
> >> Past tense.
> >> We've replaces the one big load by a plethora of small loads. I am
> >> convinced this isn't a an improvement in all cases. E.g. on drupal.org,
> >> we got plenty of memory to burn, so the old setup probably wasn't much
> >> of a problem.
> > Memory was an issue, but not the main one.
> > The main issue was using PHP to create an associative array for every
> > page load, which bogged down everything. I installed the backport of
> > the 4.7 patch for a client who has a dedicated SMP server with 2GB
> > of RAM and it made a world of a difference there.
> > You can see the statistics here:
> > http://baaheyeldin.com/click/593/0
> Yeah, if you have many aliases, then this is an improvement, if you only
> have a few, then it isn't.
How about loading all aliases at once when the number of aliases is
smaller than <insert some magic number here>, and loading them one by
one when there are more.
This is one of the first things i changed after the last upgrade because
I have only 10 aliases or so, no worth the additional 50 queries it took
to generate my front page ;)
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