[TYPO3] Problem with caches

Fred hamel at urbansecurity.org
Wed Nov 14 14:38:00 CET 2007

Thanks a lot, I'll try this.

Bill Taroli a écrit :
> Fred wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a serious problem with my cache on my Typo3 websites.
>> Last monday I discovered that my database was about 90mo, after I 
>> cleard all caches it was about 20mo.
>> I checked and quite all the pages are set with "cache = 5mn".
>> I tried to set this on my main template :
>> config.cache_period = 180
>> config.cache_clearAtMidnight = 1
>> And this on the TS of the root page : TCEMAIN.clearCacheCmd = all
>> But it didn't seemed to work.
>> Does anyone has an idea of how to prevent this or how to empty those 
>> cache automatically ?
> Comparing the size of the content mgmt tables and the size of the 
> rendered output (which is what goes in the cache) can be an 
> apple-to-oranges comparison, depending on the content that is being 
> rendered. But if the DB size is a concern, there is another option. In 
> my case, for example, my hosting company has a limit of 100MB for 
> MySQL databases -- seems arbitrary, I know. So to protect myself from 
> exceeding the limit due to the cache, I have set the following in my 
> localconfig.php:
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['pageCacheToExternalFiles'] = 'TRUE';
> This way I make use of my 250GB web disk space allotment for the cache 
> instead. ;-) YMMV
> Regards,
> Bill

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