php sessions and memcache

Andy memcached at
Mon Jul 17 21:26:40 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-17 at 08:11 -0500, Richard Thomas wrote:
> Currently the php user sessions would require everything be stored as a 
> single serialized value, which could be pretty big.
> A customized extension could store each value as individual keys and use 
> setters and getters to manage those values.
> This would allow you to only update keys that have changed instead of a 
> large serialized session value.

I have written a PHP5 session handler that does this in PHP code (no C
extension) using mysql for storage -- minor modifications would make it
use memcached instead.  It is not publicly available, but I will prepare
it for public consumption tonight.  If you want it, shoot me an email at
abakun (same domain this email came from) and I'll email you after it's

Andy <memcached at>

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