Performance when changing the length of a keys value. (It gets really bad.)

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Wed Jul 13 10:10:35 PDT 2005

On Wed, 13 Jul 2005, Alex Stapleton wrote:

> Here is my test script. It is written in Python using the danga
> memcached module. I hope nothing mangles the formatting.

Iirc, the Danga python module is/was inefficient, doing one syscall per
byte read/written.  Hopefully that's not what's biting you.

If somebody has time, I'd love to see this in C or Perl (clients I trust),
before I go chasing possibly non-existent bugs in the server.

- Brad

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