Cheapest hardware (price per meg) for memcached?
brad at danga.com
Wed Jan 12 03:00:52 PST 2005
Wherever we have spare ram.
The problem with dedicated memcached nodes is:
-- network cabling/port
Usually cheaper just to add RAM to an existing machine.
On Wed, 12 Jan 2005, Richard Jones wrote:
> At the moment we run memcached servers on 3 machines that have spare
> RAM, which is very convenient, but in future we may want/need to buy
> hardware specifically for memcached.
> Has anyone looked into what hardware setup is cheapest if you want to
> conjure up a non-trivial amount of memcached space?
> Netbooting a bunch of cheap 1u servers with inexpensive CPUs and
> motherboards with as many RAM slots as you can find?
> Anyone flirted with more exotic solutions?
> Do LJ have dedicated machines for memcached, or are they running it
> whereever there is spare ram?
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