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

Marcus Bointon marcus at
Mon Nov 13 10:38:19 UTC 2006

On 13 Nov 2006, at 10:27, Peter Bengtson wrote:

> I'm sorry, but that's not correct: Memcache will not evict data but  
> signal an error if the amount of memory you allocate to it is not  
> enough, when configured to do so using the appropriate command-line  
> option.

Fair enough, but it will then mean that users are denied access  
instead of logged in users being kicked out. Still not good.  
Personally I use Sharedance for sessions (with no database backing),  
memcached for caching. Works great for me.

Marcus Bointon
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