Memory spreading, then stop responding
rtshilston at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 23:35:48 CEST 2009
Darryl Dixon - Winterhouse Consulting wrote:
>> Darryl Dixon - Winterhouse Consulting wrote:
>>>> Can anyone suggest why varnish is using more memory than it's
>>>> and why varnishlog would stop returning any output? Varnishlog was
>>>> writing to disk, so I can probably extract the end of that, if it's of
>>> Hi Rob,
>>> There have been a few threads about this now on this mailing list.
>>> Probably it relates to the use of purge_url in your VCL. Are you using
>>> this function at all?
>> Thanks for your reply. Yes we are using purge_url, but I was under the
>> impression that since http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/changeset/3329,
>> there wasn't a problem. I've not succeeded in finding the threads you
>> mentioned in your email. Can you either point me at them, or let me
>> know their conclusion?
> Hi Rob,
> See the thread concluding here (the solution to swap purge_url for
> obj.ttl=0 is the correct one):
> And also the thread concluding here:
> Darryl Dixon
> Winterhouse Consulting Ltd
Thanks Darryl. However, I don't think this solution will work in our
usage. We're running a blog. Administrators get un-cached access,
straight through varnish. Then, when they publish, we issue a purge
across the entire site. We need to do this as there's various bits of
navigation that'd need to be updated. I can't see that we can do this
if we set obj.ttl.
Has anyone any recommendations as to how best to deal with purges like this?
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