Fw: Faster way to serve up simple requests?

Adam Michaels adam at digitalagemedia.net
Mon Jul 11 13:53:19 PDT 2005

I sent this email as a reply earlier. Forgot to CC the list. 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Michaels" <adam at digitalagemedia.net>
To: "Jeevan _" <jeevan at gmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: Faster way to serve up simple requests?

> Lighttpd just released a feature which allows memcache calls to create 
> static pages. This sounds like it would solve your issue.
> http://www.lighttpd.net/documentation/cml.html
> http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.lighttpd
> Those links should help.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeevan _" <jeevan at gmail.com>
> To: <memcached at lists.danga.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 7:18 PM
> Subject: Faster way to serve up simple requests?
> I have an extremely simple page that basically takes one value passed
> as a get, fetches that key from memcached and serves the result as a
> page (the pages are less than 10KB each). There's basically no
> processing involved and it's a page that gets hit numerous times per
> second.
> Right now I'm using Apache + PHP + mcache (the PHP extension) to do
> this simple fetch-from-memcached-and-serve routine but it seems
> extremely wasteful to use apache and php for such a small, simple
> task.
> My question is: are there any smaller (less resource consuming)
> programs out there that can perform this task?

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