Transparent failover and restore?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Fri Dec 17 13:09:54 PST 2004


If you want to use memcached as a data store instead of a /cache/, then
use MySQL Cluster:

It was designed for that, doing the whole redundant storage and two-phase
commit thing, while memcached was designed to be a cache.

- Brad

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Shaun Fanning wrote:

> If I understand correctly, redundant nodes would also be quite handy if you
> wanted to use memcached to handle your php sessions for a group of load
> balanced app servers, since it would eliminate the single point of failure.
> On 17 Dec 2004, at 06:03, Kevin A. Burton wrote:
> > If you have nodes in your cluster that contain around 2G of data it
> > could take a LONG time and provide unacceptable delay in your
> > application should it fail.
> >
> > Are there any plans to have redundant and load balanced memcached
> > nodes that can restore from their clone when they come back online?
> >
> > Kevin

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