brenton at everyone-here.is-a-geek.com
Wed Sep 5 23:16:35 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell wrote:
> Is it really worth this effort compared to just distributing the cache
> across the 2 (or more) servers and making sure your backend data source
> can handle the load when one of the cache servers is down?
In my applications, no. I agree, having redundant hot spares of
memcached isn't necessary. But I could understand in cases where the
cached data is more intensive to generate, so very few misses can be
tolerated, replication could be helpful.
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