multiple memcached instances per server

Matt Ingenthron Matt.Ingenthron at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 24 05:27:21 UTC 2007

J A wrote:
> I've seen some people put multiple memcache daemons on one particular 
> server.  Is there a reason for doing this, as opposed to just one?

One would be if your memcached is 32-bit and is therefore limited in 
heap, but your server addresses more memory. 

- Matt

Matt Ingenthron - Web Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - Global Systems Practice
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