Memcached Clusters?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Tue Oct 24 03:39:03 UTC 2006

Memcached is essentially a two-layer hash.  The client does the first
mapping, hashing a key onto a server, and then internally (opaque detail),
the server has a hashtable of key->value.

So keys aren't replicated.

It's a CACHE.  Not a database.

On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, howard chen wrote:

> Hi,
> Currently I found 'nothing" about how to running memcached on multiple
> servers, and how to sync the keys & values.
> Are there any documentation for this? I think cluster is a very
> important goal of memcached? isn't?
> Thanks.

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