Memcache slow on OS X

Randy Wigginton krw at
Wed Sep 13 16:09:37 UTC 2006

There are some known issues, but the workaround is also documented.   
It so happens I ran across a script that claims to fix the problems.   
I haven't tried it, but it might be worth a shot:

To get mine working, I believe I had to undef TCP_NOPUSH or something  
like that.

On Sep 13, 2006, at 8:10 AM, Marcus Bointon wrote:

> This old thread: 
> November/000871.html discusses major performance problems with  
> memcache on OS X. I'm seeing exactly these problems now with  
> memcache 1.1.11 Have these issues been fixed in later versions, or  
> is it still Apple's problem? I currently have a roundtrip time of  
> about 5 sec for each memcache call, which is several million times  
> slower than hitting my DB!
> Marcus
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> Marcus Bointon
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