peer Memcached server discovery

Dustin Sallings dustin at
Sun Sep 30 19:06:39 UTC 2007

   As mentioned, the servers don't know about each other, but you  
could build a discovery mechanism for clients to discover servers.   
It's likely that people already have such a thing.

Dustin Sallings (mobile)

On Sep 30, 2007, at 3:21, "Peter Chiu" <peterchiu at> wrote:

> I understand we can start Memcached on multiple machines to balance  
> load. I am curious… how does Memcached servers know about each other 
> ? Is it based on some P2P communications? Do they have to be on the  
> same subnet?
> Best,
> Peter
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