Memcached and MediaWiki

Moritz Maisel maisel at
Thu Nov 16 16:40:09 UTC 2006

Am Donnerstag, 16. November 2006 17:09 schrieb Anderson Schulle:
> I'm reaching a CPU limit with my host due to more or less high traffic
> on my MediaWiki based website. While I heard that memcached would lower
> the load on my database processing, I have no clue whatsoever on how to
> install memcached on my host to work with MediaWiki.

On a package based system (I use debian) just installing the memcached-package 
should be enough to set up memcached. To set up MediaWiki with memcached 
there is (AFAIR) a form in the web-based MediaWiki-setup where the memcached 
server (ip and port) can be entered ...


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