does varnish write objects to disk?
ff at partyticket.net
Mon Jan 15 19:30:29 CET 2007
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>Varnish caches objects into *memory* and not disk right?
> No, varnish caches objects into "virtual memory" which means that
> RAM acts as a cache for the disk.
I guess the interesting detail is how eager the kernel is to write the
mapped memory to disk.
It would be a shame to spend time and IO bandwidth to write a 1G cache
out to disk if the box has 4G of RAM and would never need the RAM for
anything other than the cache, woudn't it?
Regards Flemming Frandsen - http://dion.swamp.dk - YAPH
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