Some question abt memcached

howard chen howachen at
Thu Dec 7 18:00:46 UTC 2006

1. If a variable, say a string, with 1KB in size, is to be stored in
memcached, how many actual memory will be used?

2. If the server used up all its memory, is that memcached will swap
base on the LRU algorithm? (Lease recently used, i.e. least recently


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