Is memcached a good way to store session share ammong web servers?

Marcus Bointon marcus at
Mon Nov 13 09:59:27 UTC 2006

On 13 Nov 2006, at 04:37, howard chen wrote:

> why need to store the session on the database?
> why not just use memcached as a shared drive for session?

As has been said, because the session data can be evicted, kicking  
out users from your system. A better, non-database system for  
sessions is sharedance which is like memcache with disk storage: especially in conjunction with the  
recent addition of

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