Notes from the fourth memcached hackathon of undetermined frequency

mike mike503 at
Wed Apr 16 22:44:16 UTC 2008

On 4/16/08, Dustin Sallings <dustin at> wrote:

>        Clients and servers benefit greatly from *not* having miss messages.
> Imagine needing 1,000 keys for which only 100 are actually in the server.
> You could issue 1,000 quiet gets and a noop (or 999 getq commands and a get)
> and only have to deal with hits.  The misses are implied.

Yeah I suppose it's a lot of extra overhead.

It looks like it is still at the client level I want to tweak for my
needs. Just wondering if it would be even simpler if the server itself
returned cache miss info. Then the client could pass that through

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