[wp-hackers] opcode caching + page caching plugin

Jeff Waugh jdub at bethesignal.org
Sun Jul 29 15:53:21 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 1:47 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk> wrote:

> Is it worth having opcode caching as well as page caching? I'm
> guessing the only gain is that the admin would be snappier as well as
> the front-end. If that's not such a concern, and the sites aren't
> known to be especially high-traffic, should we just ask for no APC on
> our WP sites?

Easy answer: You should *always* use opcode caching for any PHP deployment,
otherwise you're just repeating the process of parsing your code every
request. Do make sure you've given enough shared memory to APC to keep all
of your code cached.

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