Largest production memcached install?
marc at corky.net
Fri May 4 08:45:25 UTC 2007
Dustin Sallings wrote:
> Regarding large installs, has anyone considered a memcached
> proxy? It seems that a lot could be gained by having a local proxy on
> your frontend servers maintaining backend connections and
> configuration and perform the optimizations my java client performs
> (converting individual gets into a single get and optimizing out
> duplicate gets without otherwise processing requests out of order)
> even across multi-process clients.
Something like that would be a single point of failure and a bottleneck
bound by your favorite operating system's efficiency to handle
connections. I think you would scale better if you leave the decision
making to the clients.
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