Multiple nodes vs multiple servers
dustin at spy.net
Thu May 10 17:35:17 UTC 2007
On May 10, 2007, at 10:19 , Les Mikesell wrote:
> How graceful is the system about making these changes while in
> production? If you add servers do you have to stop the clients to
> reconfigure to use them, and is there any problem other than less
> than optimal caching while some clients run with the old setup?
The memcached nodes don't care. They don't know about each other.
The clients are where the issue is. For example, where I'm using my
java client, I initialize it at application startup time and inject
it where it's needed. This effectively leaves me with no
Alternatively, I could more dynamically access my client and a means
of pushing a new config into it and the users of the client wouldn't
care at all.
I've mentioned a memcached proxy that I think would be an ideal
solution this problem as well as providing a performance benefit from
multi-process applications. I haven't written any of it yet, though.
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