Memcached as a Sessions Store (etc)

Brian Moon brianm at
Wed Jun 28 20:51:18 UTC 2006

> (5) In our case reliability is increased with this change as now 
> sessions are stored across several machines rather than just one. A 
> total machine failure now affects only a percentage of our userbase 
> rather than everyone.

So, before you were hitting the db every time for sessions?  We use 
memcached to cache the sessions that are kept in the db.  So, only once 
per day or on a change to that users session is the data in memcached 


Brian Moon
Its good to be cheap =)

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