On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 01:26:33PM +0000, John Moylan wrote:
> I think the caching stuff in Apache got a complete overhaul in 2.2.
> Pre 2.2 it was not very efficient.
Not sure if I'd call it a complete overhaul, but plenty of new code and
fixes went in. Much of the caching code in 2.2 also enjoyed years of
burn-in on ftp.heanet.ie, because it seemed like a good place to test it
at the time. It's a lot better than it used to be - and if it fits your
purpose it's definitely suitable for production use.
But I personally wouldn't say it's as good for general purposes as
Squid, Apache is still lacking some basics - it can take a very very
long time to clean a disk cache for example, because it lacks an index.
Development has slowed recently, but adding a completely new caching
layer which does adaptive caching (e.g. figures out where to cache
something when multiple caches are available) is something I wan't to
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