At 23:16 +0100 8/7/04, Terry Riley wrote:
>We have the query cache turned on, and it appears to be working well.
>However, there appears to be no indication in the manual as to the time
>that a cached query remains in memory. In the absence of this information,
>is it safe to assume that a cached query remains there indefinitely,
>unless either (1) one of the tables used in the initial query is modified,
>or (2) the server is re-started?
Yes. Why would you remove a result from the cache if it's still current?
Actually, there is another condition:
(3) you issue a RESET QUERY CACHE statement, which clears the
>We are using ColdFusion MX, which has its own query cache (which is very
>useful for whats called Query-of-query selects), but there the residence
>time is configurable, and the timer is restarted if the cached query is
>called before the timeout.
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