[wp-hackers] Object Cache API and Persistent Object Caching

Owen Winkler ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Wed Nov 9 06:28:52 GMT 2005

Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> Right now we're caching a fairly limited subset of things, so it would 
> be unlikely that something like Google crawling your site would increase 
> the disk space at all. Posts and comments will probably always by 
> primarily in the DB, except maybe for the front page.

Ah, yes, I see this now.  I had thought "posts" when I read "pages". 
Good enough.

> (It would also be interesting to have a stats plugin kick a single post 
> into "cached" mode if it gets a burst of traffic or something. We would 
> need a garbage cleaner so these sorts of caches wouldn't stick around 
> forever.)

Allow me to edit your comment a bit:

"It would also be interesting to have a stats plugin."

I also agree with your original thesis.


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