Largest production memcached install?

Just Marc marc at
Fri May 4 06:50:22 UTC 2007

> It's not all that out of the world.  Consider how many distinct objects
> need to be fetched to generate a single page.  If your caching model
> caches individual objects, you could easy have 200 or more per page.
> 6 million / 200 = 30,000 Page views per second.
> Maybe thats high, maybe its not, but it doesn't seem out of this world
> to me.
> For Bloglines, we commonly have pages that will do 200 to 1000 object
> fetches from memcache.  Getting to 6 million+ aggregate memcache
> requests per second is definitely feasible.

I hope you're doing a single multi-get or say a handful of them, rather 
than actually 200 to 1000 DIFFERENT CONNECTIONS.   I don't think Steve 
separated each object from within a large multi-get request when saying 
that some of his nodes do 30-60k reqs/s,  maybe he did? ...


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