fastcgi_cache_key with cookie
António P. P. Almeida
appa at perusio.net
Tue Dec 27 07:34:04 UTC 2011
On 27 Dez 2011 06h53 WET, nginx-forum at nginx.us wrote:
> Thx for replying, but I have already tried this config from
> With this config it will not cache the page correct? What I'm
> trying to do is set every page to be cached whether logged in or
> not, or more specifically to maintain a separate cache for each
> user. But I need to differentiate the cache key based on the
> session cookie.
Why not implement a small module that sets a DRUPAL_UID cookie and use
that as a cache key? Much simpler than using the session cookie.
Take a look at what the boost module does. I can put up a simple
module that does that. Are you on drupal 6/pressflow?
> I need to optimize for authenticated performance, our website has
> 90% logged in users, our non authenticated speed for nginx is more
> than sufficient now. On my crappy laptop I can get 4000+ req/s for
> non authenticated pages, for authenticated pages I get 2 req/sec
> without any caching at all. With fastcgi caching I can get 3000+
> req/sec, but this is without google analytics, as soon as I enable
> it my speed plunges down to 2req/sec :(
Ok. Then what you need is a better key. If you have the DRUPAL_UID
cookie then set:
That's a cool idea for a very simple module.
There's a hack here for setting a DRUPAL_UID cookie but it involves
killing kittens: hacking core :)
PS: Here's a very simple module that sets a header, not a cookie. It's
untested YMMV, caveat emptor, and all that:
The .info file is missing.
PPS: Use this key with the above module.
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