another newbie ..

Peter Van Dijck petervandijck at
Wed Apr 11 06:13:37 UTC 2007

Remember that early optimization is the source of all evil.

You can easily run millions of members in an old fashioned sessions
table, so why do you want to fix a problem you don't have yet?


On 4/11/07, Özgür Köy <genseric at> wrote:
> hi all ,
> i am currently working on a new community application, a pretty complex
> one(not in US :) )
> well i ve been thinking of mysql clustering ( all heap tables ) for session
> management.
> being sure of what i d do, i was roaming on web. hell i ve seen the
> memcached, peace of  bob marley was lost. digged and digged all i found was
> , innovation! ( omg )
> btw,
> i ve read some of you guys, sharing GREAT nfo, thanks to all those for being
> generous themselves, i really wanna shout that out, cause my thoughts
> developed.
> well as i said i am on a pretty big project, all developing myself. i
> already(mostly) have the smarty engine caching system( my saviour) planned.
> for sessions and some other stuff that i need, i m thinking of using the
> sweet juicy memcached.
> the real deal is , i got a few questions to shoot,
> and i know it s lame but i ll use numbers..
> 1. get status method, does that work accurate, i mean can i use that info to
> load balance the mc'd servers? ( if 1st is full, try the 2.)
> 2. i ll let the application( all codes and ..) work on some seperate
> server(s). but, i just thought that the servers running only app( php
> actually) may run their own memcached daemon(just with some 256mb like ram
> setting). just to help the mc'd network.
> sure i ll monitor but, do you think it may slow down the application  a lot
> ?
> 3. i read  some about the facebook patched version, me confused, i must say
> :) which is the most accurate one for some application like i said..?
> something like 's
> 4. zend has some caching module as well  i recall. are these 2 in some same
> path? if so , any benchmark info?
> well guys thanks a lot for reading. i m waiting to share my status.

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