Bottlenecks/Ways Not To Use Memcache

Paul Boyes paul at
Mon Feb 19 22:32:27 UTC 2007

No.  We hava allocated 512MB for memcached with 2000 connections and we have 1GB of memory on the box.  It seems (I emphasize seems) to have problems at about 120MB.  

-----Original Message-----
From: Ask Bjørn Hansen [mailto:ask at] 
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 12:57 PM
To: Paul Boyes
Cc: memcached at
Subject: Re: Bottlenecks/Ways Not To Use Memcache

On Feb 19, 2007, at 10:57 AM, Paul Boyes wrote:

> We are using memcache to cache a variety of data and are  
> experiencing a significant system load/slowdown after a few days of  
> running.

Are you having memcached use more memory than is available on your  

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