multiple memcached instances per server

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Oct 24 09:04:01 UTC 2007


On Wed, 24 Oct 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?

It's convenient if you have small number of physical servers but want to
be able to restart memcached instances (e.g. for slab rebalancing, for
upgrade, etc...) without invalidating significant part of your cache.

Maxim Dounin

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