[nycphp-talk] Cache package suggestions

Kenneth Downs ken at
Fri Aug 17 14:26:44 EDT 2007

As I understand it, memcached is the bomb, this is the one we are 
probably going to tie in. 

Cliff Hirsch wrote:
> I'm reviewing caching packages and am looking for suggestions. If you 
> have seen one of my prior threads, I just want to cache the results of 
> a curl operation, since that's very slow. My choices so far seem to be:
> Smarty cache --- since I use Smarty anyway. I'll probably use Smarty 
> cache for general page result caching, but perhaps not for lower layer 
> objects?
> PEAR cachelite --- looks simple and efficient. Could be good for 
> caching small "widgets", misc paramters, etc.
> ZendFramework Zend_Cache --- multiple backend storage options is nice, 
> but may be overkill for my needs --- until I realize I need memcached 
> of course.
> Ez components cache class -- unknown
> Others?
> Also... All packages generally store cache results based on a 
> lifetime. But what if I want to store results using a date, not a 
> lifetime. An example would be something that changes once per day. 
> Ideally, I'd like this updated for the first hit after midnight each 
> day. Suggestions?
> Cliff
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