ketama - a consistent hashing algo for memcache clients

Richard Jones rj at
Thu Apr 12 10:12:50 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 11 April 2007 19:33, Steven Grimm wrote:
> More often we replace broken servers,
> but it looks like Ketama will handle that just fine without relocating
> any keys as long as we put the replacement machine in the same position
> in the list as the one it's replacing.

Just to clarify; it hashes the server ip and port string, so the order of 
entries in the server list is irrelevant, just make sure any replacements 
have the same ip/port to maintain all associations.

> -Steve

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