memcached debate

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at
Thu Apr 19 23:51:56 UTC 2007

On Apr 19, 2007, at 16:29, andrew at wrote:

> 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.

500 requests per second across 20 servers is ~nothing (in particular  
if it's say 25 processes doing 20 lookups each per second).

Depending on how your application uses it and the latency  
requirements then it should be fine.

  - ask

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