Memcache::pconnect() or Memcache::connect() ?

howard chen howachen at
Sun Nov 5 13:47:32 UTC 2006

On 11/5/06, Michael Irwin <6d6469 at> wrote:
> From my experience, persistent connections to memcached are the way to
> go, especially for a busy site.
> On 11/5/06, howard chen <howachen at> wrote:
> > I am using PHP extension, which one is recommended for busy site?
> >
> > Is persistent connection a good thing to memcached?
> >

I just wonder if the idle connections will eat up some memory & cpu
time, for example, in mysql, persistent connection is not recommended
for busy site

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