Suggested memory allocation for memcached
howachen at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 10:32:45 UTC 2006
On 12/16/06, Ask Bjørn Hansen <ask at develooper.com> wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2006, at 2:08, howard chen wrote:
> > for example,
> > I have 2GB ram, I have the following software run on the same server:
> > 1. Apache 2
> > 2. MySQL 5
> > 3. Memcached
> > How much memory I should allocate the Memcached?
> The question really doesn't make much sense without more context.
> Find however much memory you have available when you are running your
> application and use that (be sure to count however much memory you
> need for the kernel page cache when you calculate "available memory").
> You could start with very little (say 128MB) and then monitor how
> much you are using it. For some applications it might be fine, for
> others it'll be completely unusable.
> - ask
> http://develooper.com/ - http://askask.com/
The problem is:
If memcached is always full of memory and need to swap out the old
data, is this a good situation?
That said, under how many % of hit is considered as the memory is not enougth.
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