Memcached load balancing

dormando dormando at
Mon Sep 10 06:35:38 UTC 2007

J A wrote:
> How exactly does Memcache do load balancing? Suppose I have 3 Memcached 
> servers, and I start storing items in server CACHE1.  Later somehow 
> CACHE1 crashes, and all info there is gone.  What happens then? Would I 
> have to code in my logic to start moving all future caches to CACHE2?
> Also, what if CACHE1 gets full? How would my PHP application know to 
> move to CACHE2 for further caches?

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