[Zope-CMF] How to take advantage of the CachingPolicyManager improvements

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Wed Sep 28 00:14:03 EDT 2005

What version of squid do I need?
2.4x or 3.x

Geoff Davis wrote:
>I have some fairly extensive documentation and some demonstration code
>that shows how to make good use of the recent improvements to the CMF's
>CachingPolicyManager.  The documentation and code target Plone, but I
>believe that most, if not all, of the code should run on CMF as-is.  The
>docs talk a lot about squid, but there is much to be gained by setting up
>good caching policies even if you don't use squid.
>                              ---
>CacheFu is a how-to and collection of products that will let you
>dramatically speed up your site.  CacheFu shows you how to configure squid
>and your site in such a way that (1) the load on Zope is minimized, and
>(2) overall bandwidth is reduced, (3) users do not receive stale pages
>when your site's content changes.
>The how-to tells how to make the most of the caching policy features
>recently incorporated into the CMF and how to configure squid effectively
>for your site (no more dual-urls a la www.plone.org / members.plone.org!)
>The package contains sample squid configurations for 2 different setups,
>an improved version of CMFSquidTool, and a refactored version of
>ETagCacheManager (now called PageCacheManager).
>CacheFu is still beta quality code, but most of its elements are
>running on a production site with no problems.  The how-to contains
>extensive information on testing the components of the suite.  Bug fixes
>are welcome!
>CacheFu is in the collective:
>svn co http://svn.plone.org/svn/collective/CacheFu/trunk/CacheFu
>The system is complex, but well-documented.  READ THE ENTIRE README.TXT
>Zope-CMF maillist  -  Zope-CMF at lists.zope.org
>See http://collector.zope.org/CMF for bug reports and feature requests

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