Memory spreading, then stop responding

Rob S rtshilston at
Wed Jul 29 00:09:52 CEST 2009

Michael S. Fischer wrote:
> 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?
> --Michael
Because Varnish is also working for other hosts which don't need purging 
at the same time...


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