Implementing Memcached on EC2

Artur Bergman abergman at
Wed Jan 3 22:51:17 UTC 2007

On Jan 3, 2007, at 2:00 PM, Erik Osterman wrote:

> Yes, almost our entire app runs on a cluster EC2 instances (not a  
> singular instance). Any memcache access would be taking place  
> across the Amazon network between EC2 instances. But speaking of  
> latency, that's another reason why we don't want to introduce a VPN  
> on our EC2 instances for Memcache b/c of the inherent latency  
> associated with them.
> Ciao,
> Erik Osterman

What is the inherent latency associated with them?


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