You can only patch settings in the app_config/sitecore.config file.
Settings in other files such as the web.config and
app_config/layers.config files cannot be patched. If you need to
change the settings in these files, you must edit them directly.
Caching is stored in memory, not in database or files.
You can check the cache sizes from /sitecore/admin/cache.aspx, which will let you check the max size they have been configured and how much they have been filled.
There is nothing out of the box which allows you to inspect the cache and what is being stored in them, but generally speaking for item caches ...
The issue turned out to be this code that was present in one of my performance config patches:
Any time Translate.Text() was called, it would permanently delete the dictionary.dat file until the dictionary got published again.
I can assume that the Assemble Name part in
does not exist in your solution.
Please, check that your Assemble Name is correct. It has to have next format: