Memory spreading, then stop responding

Michael S. Fischer michael at
Wed Jul 29 00:07:47 CEST 2009

On Jul 28, 2009, at 2:35 PM, Rob S wrote:
> 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?

If you're issuing a PURGE across the entire site, why not simply  
restart Varnish with an empty cache?


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