python-memcached server selection code (long)

Dustin Sallings dustin at
Thu Oct 25 16:38:48 UTC 2007

On Oct 25, 2007, at 8:11 , Robert Szefler wrote:

>> 2. Use the consistent hashing stuff and when a machine goes down
>>  remove it from the cache configuration file.  Without consistent
>>  hashing removing a machine would flush the cache on all nodes.
>>  With consistent hashing the impact is greatly reduced.
> Please, could you describe it in more detail to me? I guess I don't  
> see the idea clearly from the short description Jeremy posted.

Dustin Sallings

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