Multi-daemon setup

Jeremy Blain jeremy at
Thu Oct 5 20:23:05 UTC 2006

That is correct.  I'm not familiar with PECL but it is up to the client 
to decide which of the available
servers to store data in with some form of hashing algorithm.

Darryl Kuhn wrote:

> Sorry for the noob question, but I've been kicking around the on-line 
> docs and blogs and I just want to clarify... memcached does not itself 
> support any multi-daemon configuration - correct? In other words when 
> I start up 15 memcache daemons they're not on their own going to know 
> that each other exist. Rather I need to specify in the API (in this 
> case I'm using the PECL extension in PHP) that I want to add 
> 15 connections to the pool (using /*$memcacheInstance->addServer( 
> serverData )*/ ) and it handles it from there. Is that right?
> Thanks in advance for your help,
> Darryl Kuhn

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