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  • Hi,

    I’m in a situation where I’m trying to relieve WP of doing most of the work serving pages and letting either nginx or mod_cache handle a WP site.

    I am very comfortable running nginx and found examples of letting nginx do the caching. There is scant information on using apache’s mod_cache as the caching frontend.

    Does anyone have experience/config tips for mod_cache?

    Thanks in advance.

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  • Erm, well let me be more specific. I want to use disk_cache, but, obviously for public paths. So, is it possible to cache just public content?

    The other alternative is mem_cache. I see *lots* of memcached explanations, but I’m dealing with a very high-traffic site and I’d like to let apache do most of the work. Is this possible?

    Have you considered using WP Super Cache? I’m afraid I don’t know anything about other caching solutions.


    Super Cache is not enough. They are running it now and the server is still being hammered. Splitting the http server and the DB server will help, but it’s a reasonable assumption traffic will overwhelm that.

    PHP is just not the right tool for the job at this scale.

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