Chapter 5. Variable Caching

Modern, rich web applications all contain some type of method that allows users to interact with the application. The most popular method these days is updating a status within your favorite social network web application. In almost all cases, these user interactions are saved within an external non-volatile storage solution, and in almost all cases, the saved content is redisplayed to users within a listing page.

Within such a request, there are countless areas to improve, from the database software that we will cover in Chapter 9, to the way we connect to the database, and to the way we handle the results of such a process. In this chapter, we focus on optimizing the fetching of content and how to reuse the results ...

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