restarting every night?

Brian Moon brianm at
Wed Jun 6 17:38:18 UTC 2007

andrew at wrote:
> A friend of mine says he restarts his memcached servers every night
> because after a few days the data gets corrupted.
> Is this common practice?  Does anyone have experience running
> memcached for months on end with no data corruption?
> Thanks.

STAT uptime 5610211

That is 65 days.  And we took it down then to physically move the 
server.  We don't even think about it.  It just runs.  No issue with 
"data corruption", whatever that means.


Brian Moon
Senior Developer
It's good to be cheap =)

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