486 Caches Recycler Contents

By Colonel ONeill | January 20th, 2009 | 12:11 am

In 484, the caching algorithm got the majority of the necessary programs. Overall cache hits had 12 bars after a bit of exclusion tweaking.

Side note: On my XP laptop, hovering the progress bar gives me percents. On my 2000 desktop, it doesn’t.

In 486, it has begun caching deleted files in the RECYCLER folder:
ignoring my exclude rule: I:\RECYCLED\

Overall cache hit is was 6 bars at install, 7 bars after excluding things.

Recommend the addition of default exclusions such as RECYCLER on each partition, %localsettings%\Temp, and Temporary Internet Files.

4 Responses to “486 Caches Recycler Contents”

  1. Ilya Elenik
    Jan 20, 2009

    desktop.ini is very often accessed by windows, even if it is laying in recycle bin. We do not want to add excludes by default, because if there is a programs which monitor recycle or constantly use files from temp folder we should include such files to cache. I am personally do not use exclude at all, since “statistics rule the world” :-)

    As for your exclusion is I:\RECYCLER and I:\RECYCLED different folder or it is just a typo?

  2. Andrey Zarudnev
    Jan 20, 2009

    I totally agree with Ilya.

    BTW by excluding temporary internet files you deny your web browser run faster. The most affected by eBoostr for example is Mozilla FireFox. If its temporary files get cached you will see an incredible speed increase.

  3. Colonel ONeill
    Jan 20, 2009

    Major whoops on the RECYCLED/RECYCLER spelling. Wasn’t thinking when I added those. (D’oh!)

    From what I understand… eBoostr automatically rebuilds cache hourly… So I’d assume the highest cache hit ratio for temporary internet files is the time immediately after the rebuild… Unless we plan to stay on the same site for the entire hour, the percentage of relevant data decreases as we travel to new sites…

    Correct me if I’m wrong!
    (487 much better than 486.=D)

  4. Ilya Elenik
    Jan 21, 2009

    The file which was just created will not go to cache directly. File can be included to cache only if statistic for this file is showing significant number of reads. It can be true, as example, for cached images from start page or any favorite site.