addServer Minimum timeout
brianm at dealnews.com
Mon Jun 23 14:16:43 UTC 2008
Benjamin Fonze wrote:
> Well, I'm using the cache very intensively. Doing about 1,000+
> requests/second. Memcached seem to be running fine most of the time, but
> sometimes it just let the request hang and timeout after 1 second. With
> so many queries/second, when it hangs, it quickly makes a lot of Apache
> "waiting" and eventually completely overload the web servers.
Are you running memcached threaded? If not you should. If you are, you
need more threads maybe?
> I'm now trying with one big cache on a single server, and it seems to
> run better. The Memcached server is not loaded at all. Still sometimes
> the request take 500ms or even do some timeouts.
That makes less sense. Unless you just had flaky hardware.
> Is 1,000+ hits per second a lot for Memcached or is it still a normal usage?
Yes, that is quite normal.
When you care enough to spend the very least.
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