Best practice: profile before adding memcached?

howard chen howachen at
Mon Feb 5 17:14:14 UTC 2007

On 2/5/07, Jason Edgecombe <jedgecombe at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have  a question about best practice. Should the code and database
> queries be profiled before adding memcached to the mix? How throughly
> should it be profiled?
> Jason

I would suggest the best practice is to run the `explain` statements
of your critical SQL before doing any codes' profiling.

I remembered some tools can run the query log and find the problem for you.


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