multiple pools in Java

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Tue Apr 5 21:06:05 PDT 2005

Why don't you just make one pool that's twice as big, then?

If a node in a pool dies, the memcached client just routes around it and
spreads the load to the nodes that are still alive.

On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Mybrid Spalding wrote:

> Hi!
>   Greetings from a first-time poster. I'm currently using the Java
> client to connect to memcached. For robustness reasons I'm thinking of
> segementing traffic to different caches. That way if one cache pool goes
> down I can route to another. However, reading the Java docs its not
> obvious to me how to or a good strategy.
> Thanks!
> -Mybrid

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