Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects). It is commonly used as a cache to speed access to frequently used data.

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memcache and memcached session not persisting

so I am having a problem with sessions persisting in an application, that is using the memcached php driver, while another existing application is using the memcache driver. On the server, I see both ...
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Updating memcached…will the data be flushed?

I know if you restart memcached the data is lost. What about when an update happens? I am not 100% sure even how to do an update, but I think yum will do it automatically and it would be very bad if ...
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What is the right value for memcache.session_redundancy?

The PHP manual for Memcache doesn't have any explanation for the memcache.session_redundancy option. The comment on that page (which is 4 years old) says it sets the number of copies of a session ...
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Memcached listen on selected interfaces

I am setting up Memcached on a Debian server that has two interfaces - eth0 (public) and eth1 (private). I want Memcached to listen on both eth1 and lo (loopback) so that it can be accessed even if ...
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PHP sessions in memcache - secure session path

Memcached is fine for sessions as I read. But what safe? Today we have more clients on one server. Every virtual host have own session.path. This is safe to prevent read sessions from other domain. ...
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memcached works differently on two servers

I have a dev and a testing environment that (ostensibly) are set up the same, but code that works on the dev server doesn't work on the test server. I've narrowed it down to memcached. The dev ...
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Memcached keeps increasing cpu ussage

I'm running a memcached server which is serving two front end servers. These are connecting to the memcached server from Apache2/PHP using the standard PECL library. For some reason the memcached on ...
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Caching (memcache/redis) and multiple servers - best strategy

We're considering best strategy for using cache (memcache or redis based) in our application (Symfony2). It will be deployed on multiple (so far 3) separate machines with load balancing and separate ...
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Using memcached in php.ini is ignoring gc_maxlifetime?

Using php-fastcgi with session.save_handler = memcached and session.gc_maxlifetime = 1440, my sessions are never expiring. Memcached Cache is running full and then starting to evict old items after a ...
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Memcached Service Crashed Every Morning

I have Memcached 1.4.17 Install on CentOS server to serve a PHP website. The problem is every morning the Memcached Service will be crashed. Any suggestions?
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Save PHP opcache to Memcached

Running on small servers it would make sense offloading these as much as possible for performance. Also offloading will prevent from the server becoming a bottleneck. Therefore I use memcached for ...
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Memcached: More items than connections?

I setup memcached for saving (serialized) PHP sessions. So everytime someone visits my site (1-n connections), a session (1 item) gets created. I don't use memcached for anything else yet. Question: ...
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memcached available, but not installed and unable to uninstall, but run in process

I installed memcached in my cent OS VPS. Somehow it's not work as i expected and now I switched to suPHP. But when I run 'top' command I can see 'memcached' run as a nobody user. 1727 nobody 20 ...
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PHP-FPM save sessions in memcached

I'm trying to switch my session_handler to memcached, I'm not sure if it worked, it does not look like it did. vi /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini session.save_handler = memcached session.save_path = ...
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Why is memcache not functioning with elgg in debian 7?

I am moving a php website (built using elgg - www.elgg.org) from a CentOS server to a different Debian 7 server and have installed memcached + php5-memcache on both. I have recreated all the ...
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Installing ElastiCache Cluster Client on PHP AWS Elastic Beanstalk (without creating resource)

Elastic Beanstalk does not, by default, install the ElastiCache Cluster Client PHP module. This is needed to connect to an ElastiCache node cluster. Reading around, most of the instructions relate to ...
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Installing memcached deamon on Centos PHP conflicts

I have Centos 5.10 installed on my server and tried running the following command yum install php53u-pecl-memcached.x86_64 Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction ...
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Intercepting 404 with nginx as reverse proxy for memcached + node.js

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy to look up html content from memcached, if not present, then node.js, if not even there, node.js returns 404. What I'm trying to do is intercept and deliver a custom ...
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nginx does not seem to load memcached module for php

I have an Ubuntu machine with nginx and memcache running, and I'm trying to use PHP with Memcached. I'm getting Fatal error: Class 'Memcached' not found. The ini file is loaded from ...
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Memcached with SASL: Couldn't find mech PLAIN

I'm trying to get memcached working with SASL. I'm compiling memcached and libevent from source. These are the steps I took (both under root and a user, same result): Having these packages: ...
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Compiling libmemcached Fails on Centos

I am trying to compile libmemcached on Centos 6.4 with gcc 4.8.2. I've run configure which gives me: Configuration summary for libmemcached version 1.0.17 * Installation prefix: /usr/local ...
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Memcached is slowing down the website in VirtualBox [closed]

I noticed our web project (Drupal) runs slower when it's using memcached in the virtual box. The page load time is more the twice as fast without memcached. I haven't noticed any unnatural memcached ...
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how to install php5-memcached in linux?

I've installed memcached server using yum. My server os info - Linux version 3.8.4-x86_64-linode31 (maker@build) (gcc version 4.4.5 (Debian 4.4.5-8) ) #1 SMP Mon Mar 25 16:00:34 EDT 2013 But when ...
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nginx returning error 502 when get not exist key on memcached

i use nginx 1.2.3(php-fpm) php 5.4.7 pecl memcached 2.1.0 memcached 1.4.15 if memcached service stop or get a not found key,nginx return 502 error and in error_log: 2013/11/19 17:37:04 [error] ...
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How i can setup a nginx cache strategy that first try amazon s3, then memcache and do a fallback on miss?

i have a large site with lot of pages that almost never change, right now i am using two memcache servers (amazon elasticache), but this its really expensive. Thats why for this files that barely ...
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4 Magento Requests per second = 210 mbit memcache bandwith?

After searching serverfault for similar questions without success, these are my numbers for one magento instance, running on multiple servers: After varnish about 4 requests per second hit the ...
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New Relic Memcached plugin installation location - App server or memcached server(s)?

We have the New Relic PHP agent running on our 8 app servers. we have two memcached servers and would like to add the New Relic/ Meet Me Memcached plugin to grab memcached metrics. Should the ...
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Memcached - doesn't seem to be working

my local.xml <session_save><![CDATA[files]]></session_save> <cache> <backend>memcached</backend> <prefix>MAGE_</prefix> <memcached> ...
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Should I install memcached on my Level 3 VPS?

I have a Level 3 VPS Linux server from Hostgator that I pay $50/month for. I know nothing about servers, but I'm aware this isn't the cheapest around, but far from the most expensive. On the domain ...
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Memcached inconsistency in values for maxbytes and limit_maxbytes

I'm using Memcached on RHEL/CentOS 5/6 and found that memory size inconsistency between limit_maxbytes and maxbytes taken from "stats" and "stats settings" respectively. I have compiled ...
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Right way to configure memcache

I'm trying to change memcache memory size limit in my CentOS env. I've examined other questions and found out there SHOULD be a file, which is mostly under /etc/sysconfig/memcached and if not I should ...
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Memcached ports and CSF

I've got a small / medium sized VPS powered by WHM and running a few personal websites alongside a Magento powered web-store. Not being a real expert when it comes to server configuration details I've ...
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Different memcached instance per user, with authentication

I am writing a script which will allow each and every cPanel user to run an instance of memcached on their own. The script at this point is starting the daemon for every user on a different port. ...
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Installing PHP 5.3 Pear on centos 5.8

I just created a VPS with 32 bit Centos 5.8 and installed php53 and a host of other php 5.3 packages. I would like to install memcached using yum but I get the following error Resolving Dependencies ...
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memcached number of threads showing more than what were set

I started memcached server using 8 threads. Then I checked threads using ps -eLf | grep memcached shantanu 2758 1 2758 0 10 11:17 ? 00:00:00 memcached -d -l 10.90.15.104 -p 11311 -t 8 ...
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Can I have nginx put stuff on memcached?

It is my understanding that nginx can query memcached for data that it serves, but you have to place them there using some other (homegrown) program. So the question is, can I have nginx fetch data ...
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Memcached status returning “memcached dead but pid file exists”

When I want to see the status of memcached I run service --status-all but I get this multiple times "memcached dead but pid file exists" when it lists memcached. It seems to me that this means ...
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How to find max connections used by memcached?

In our LAMP application we have increased the max connection value for memcached to very high to avoid error for max connection we were having. Now we want to set appropriate value to max connections ...
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Can't get Memcached to use more than 300 MB for cache

I installed Memcached on a Debian 7 server with 32 GB of ram. In my /etc/memcached.conf file I have it set up to use up to 4 GB of ram: -m 4000 Yet, whenever I run 'top' I always see memcached using ...
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Can memcache invoke a script to reload itself after startup on Ubuntu?

Since memcache stores everything in ram, it will lose its store after a node recovers from failure. Does memcache offer a hook to invoke a script after it starts up? We want that script to do ...
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Memcached distribution

I have a question about memcached distribution across nodes. We have 20 memcached nodes with 200GB memcached on each. Our apps are PHP apps. $memcache->setOption(Memcached::OPT_DISTRIBUTION, ...
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nginx proxy_cache or Memcached

I currently use nginx's proxy_cache for file-based caching in front of three Django applications (Apache/mod_wsgi). For some locations/URLs, I disabled proxy_cache and used Memcached (per view) within ...
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Memcached in a cloud environment: dedicated server or localhosts?

I'm something of a rookie, so apologies if I'm missing something obvious since my research hasn't led me to much relating to our somewhat unique situation. I'm going to be transitioning a php app to ...
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Does a growing number of TIME_WAIT connections affect server performance?

I have 2 servers, both running RHEL 6, one for Apache 2.2 and one for memcached (memcached-1.4.4-3). I noticed an increase in the number of TIME_WAIT connections on the Apache server netstat -n | ...
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Stopping memcached: [FAILED]. Why?

My application seems to be having issues with memcached not stopping. I'm using php, and have specific keys expiring after every hour. However those keys & values are not repopulating anymore. ...
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Slow Memcached: Average 10ms memcached `get`

We're using Newrelic to measure our Python/Django application performance. Newrelic is reporting that across our system "Memcached" is taking an average of 12ms to respond to commands. Drilling down ...
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memcached calling wrong libevent

When I try to run memcached from shell I get: memcached: error while loading shared libraries: libevent-1.1a.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory However, i've installed a ...
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Thread Safe php-pecl-memcache and php-pecl-mongo

I'm looking to switch a Fedora server running Apache from prefork to worker. Everything seems to be fine except the php libraries for Mongo and Memcache. Has anyone had any success getting these to ...
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how to uncompress memcached content via nginx?

I'm using memcached to store html content ready for nginx to display but I'm getting the compressed output in the browser. It works if I turn off compression in PHP but doubles the response time ...
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How to debug memcached “SERVER HAS FAILED AND IS DISABLED UNTIL TIMED RETRY” errors?

I have a two server memcached setup. When memcached write fails, I receive an email notification. About once per day "SERVER HAS FAILED AND IS DISABLED UNTIL TIMED RETRY" error comes and I have no ...