Storage Plan: Map v/s linear

Dustin Sallings dustin at
Sun Nov 11 21:24:16 UTC 2007

On Nov 11, 2007, at 1:13, Rakesh Rajan wrote:

>      Considering the above requirements, what would be best way to  
> use memcached for this ? Some ideas that I had
>         - Use bucketing in memcache. i.e for a person A , we would  
> have multiple entries for his/her friends in memcached corresponding  
> to 1-25, 26-50 ( example ) ( Assuming number for friends shown in UI  
> ~25 and ~200-300 friends on average )
>         - Problem I see in this method, is ordering the data, like  
> ordering by lastname and/or last login etc

	Just try different things.

	Thing to note is that you can't list the contents from memcached, so  
if you do memoize individual relationships with distinct keys, you'll  
still need to produce a list a different way.

Dustin Sallings

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