Spreading key/value pairs across multiple memcached servers
gwhalin at meetup.com
Wed Dec 1 08:21:59 PST 2004
A good hashing algorithm should take care of this for you. I am under
the impression that the currently used default for the perl and php
clients is using a new alg based on a crc32 checksum that gets very even
key distribution, so I don't see this as being an issue.
Chris Hartjes wrote:
> My boss has requested that if we are to implement the use of memcached
> for our site, that we need to "load balance" the data we place in
> multiple memcached servers. I guess the concern is that we would be
> overtaxing one memcached server while other memcached servers are
> being underutilized.
> Thoughts? Comments?
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