[development] Scaling menu -- call to category module users

George Kappel gkappel at herrspacific.com
Fri Apr 27 17:24:57 UTC 2007

I have about 4500 and had to resort to some caching hacks for acceptable 
performance.  Using 4.7

Jeremy Epstein wrote:
> Hi Karoly,
> I doubt that you will find anyone with more than ten thousand custom
> menu items on a live site. The 4.5-5.x menu system simply doesn't
> scale to that level. Every page times out and gives a white screen of
> death.
> I don't have more than 1,000 category_menu generated menu items on any
> of my sites. Sorry. If there's anyone who does, then of course, feel
> free to prove me wrong, and to provide Karoly with your menu database
> table.
> Cheers,
> Jaza.
> On 4/27/07, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> If you have at least ten thousand menu items, please dump and (g)zip the
>> menu table and mail me the URL (not the table itself).
>> I have some changes which would allow the new menu system to handle such
>> monsters quickly. However, I would like to test on real world test 
>> tables.
>> Regards,
>> NK

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