Inconsistent performance

Alex Stapleton alexs at
Tue Apr 17 14:08:15 UTC 2007

What else is running on the memcached server?

0.03 seconds jitter could easily be caused by something else getting  
scheduled when you do a request.

Alex Stapleton
alexs at
T: 0207 0700 956

On 17 Apr 2007, at 13:52, Matthew Gibble wrote:

> I am a bit of a newbie to memcached, although I have
> played around with it for about a month or two now.  I
> am writing a low latency server which caches a lot of
> static data to be retrieved quickly on each request.
> I have noticed some inconsistent performance with
> regards to these retrievals.  In a simple program
> where I am simply retrieving an entry from the cache
> (no sets) I see performance that ranges from 0ms up to
> 30ms or more.  I am using the Java client, although I
> have used the Ruby client as well to verify my
> results.  My questions are:
> 1. What is causing this varied performance when I am
> simply retrieving information from the cache and not
> doing any sets?
> 2. Is there some setting that I can use on the server
> or client that might help me get more regular
> performance?
> Thanks,
> Matt
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