Memcached and MediaWiki

Anderson Schulle aschulle at
Thu Nov 16 17:12:44 UTC 2006

Danke, Moritz.

The package based system was something I didn't know about. The only
thing I know, is that I downloaded the following from the

I did look up some info on what you mentioned, but since I haven't
worked with any of those packages yet, I don't know which route to go.
If I understand you right, I'd download one of those packages, upload
them to my server, and then....?



-----Original Message-----
From: Moritz Maisel [mailto:maisel at] 
Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 11:40 AM
To: memcached at
Subject: Re: Memcached and MediaWiki

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
> the load on my database processing, I have no clue whatsoever on how
> install memcached on my host to work with MediaWiki.

On a package based system (I use debian) just installing the
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
server (ip and port) can be entered ...


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