Cachix Blog: Upstream caches: avoiding pushing paths in

One of the most requested features, the so-called upstream caches was released today. It is enabled by default for all caches, and the owner of the binary cache can disable it via Settings. When you push store paths to Cachix, querying adds overhead of multiples of 100ms, but you save storage and possibly minutes for avoiding the pushing pf already available paths. Queries to are also cached, so that subsequent push operations do not have the overhead.