memcached debate

andrew at andrew at
Thu Apr 19 23:29:06 UTC 2007

They change all the time.  Basically I'm wondering if I can just treat
this huge block of memory as if it were internal memory or am I
kidding myself with the network issue?  thanks.

On 4/19/07, Dustin Sallings <dustin at> wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2007, at 13:38 , andrew at wrote:
>  How often do these things change?  If they don't change frequently, you may
> be better off keeping an LRU of those locally on each node and having a
> separate cache invalidation protocol.
>  Although, adding a cache invalidation protocol to memcached itself could be
> interesting.  Perhaps connect on a different port and have keys streaming to
> you as they mutate.  Has anyone considered such a thing?
> --
> Dustin Sallings

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