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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Recommended way to pre-warm memcached?

I am currently testing memcached on a system that will be rebooted once a week, and would therefore like to pre-warm memcached after the reboot. Wondering if anyone has a sample script they have ...
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How do I see how quickly items are dropping out of memcache?

Is there a good way to monitor how quickly items are dropping out of memcache?
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Memcached Debuging/Server Logs Monitor the Memcached Servers?

I have chat engine which is based on the Memcached variables, putting them into arrays and reading them in other end via jquery, which works fine 95% of the times, however when the server load is ...
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Why should I use a custom built memcached instead of Apple's Xcode version? [closed]

Memcached seems to be preinstalled with Xcode on OS X, according to Apple's documentation. To make sure I'm not hallucinating, I checked Apple's developer tools documentation. Yes, memcached is ...
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Response headers in Memcached+Nginx

Is there any way to cache response headers along with the response body in Memcached for use with Nginx?
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Is there something like phpMyAdmin for Memcached?

Is there any tool to see the keys/values stored in my memcached instance? I've found simple scripts like this http://snipt.org/xtP, but I get only the keys. Thanks in advance
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Does mysql query cache have to be off to use memcached? [closed]

How do you know if memcached is being used? Server has mysql query cache on and I believe it also has memcahced installed, but how do I know if memcached is being used? Thanks!
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Rails app complaining can't connect to memcached but I'm pretty sure it's running

All was well, then I rebooted the server. Right now: $ ps aux | grep memcache 1000 27168 0.0 0.0 121972 1056 pts/0 Sl 15:18 0:00 memcached -m 64 -p 11211 -u nobody -l 127.0.0.1 1000 ...
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repcached broken sync - memcached high avalaibility

I have been using repcached (memcached-1.2.8-repcached-2.2)to store php sessions in order to have a highly available memcached. Everything runs perfect, I can restart a daemon without losing sessions. ...
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Memcached: can connect but impossible to set value

I installed memcached on Debian squeeze using the package memcached. The memcached instance starts with 384 MB. Then I try to connect: jcisio@cecile:~$ telnet 127.0.0.1 11211 Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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memcached session handler in php.ini

I have installed memcached and the below code in php.ini works: session.save_handler = memcache session.save_path = "tcp://localhost:11211" but when i try to use the memcached handler.. this is ...
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Memcached - Single parent config, multiple child configs

I am setting up a memcached server in production, and would like the ability to switch between various memory sizes simply by changing out a symlink from one config to another, however I do not want ...
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Memcached clustered alternative

I'm looking to replace memcached. We have a LOT of traffic to our central memcached node which I'd like to split. There's only so much trunking networks I can do. My general idea is to install a ...
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Connect to memcached using PHP on Windows

I have a memcached server (on AWS ElastiCache) and need to connect to it using PHP on Windows (IIS not WAMP). Is this possible? I have found php_memcache.dll but this doesn't appear to work with ...
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ifconfig shows Interrupt:21 Memory:f7fe0000-f8000000

Can some one tell me what does this mean: Interrupt:21 Memory:f7fe0000-f8000000 This is showing in output of ifconfig. The issue is i have a service (memcache) which is not responding on the ...
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Nginx , Apache , Mysql , Memcache with server 4G ram. How optimize to enought memory?

i have 1 dedicated server with Nginx proxy for Apache. Memcache, mysql, 4G Ram. These day, my visitor on my site wasn't increased, but my server get overload always in some specified time. (9AM - ...
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Memcached Lagging

Let me preface this by saying that this is a followup question to this topic. That was "solved" by switching from Solaris (SmartOS) to Ubuntu for the memcached server. Now we've multiplied load by ...
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What would cause Memcached to Hang for 2+ seconds?

I'm going nuts trying to scale memcached. From their site: Memcached operations are almost all O(1). Connecting to it and issuing a get or stat command should never lag. If connecting lags, you ...
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PHP on several servers with session-sharing

there's certanly other threads about this, but I have one more question. We are about to scale the website at work to have more than one server. And we need to share the sessions between the servers. ...
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Memcached memory consumption?

Server info: cPanel / 4GB The conf file as below: #Memory a user -m 128 # default port -p 11211 # user to run daemon nobody/apache/www-data -u nobody # only listen locally -l 127.0.0.1 Does it ...
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Are there any drawbacks to running memcached on a Unix domain socket instead of the network (assuming one server)?

I’m setting up a Django website to use memcached to cache its pages. (The content of each page won’t change very often at all, so I’m hoping that most of the site will be served from memcached most ...
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Nginx, PHP-FPM and Memcached

I have Wordpress installation running on two web servers powered by Nginx. I configured Memcached on both servers and I'm using W3 total cache plugin for Memcached: What's the recommended solution ...
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Does a RewriteCond that checks for the existence of a file cause high IO latency?

I am setting up an apache configuration to check for the existence of a file. If the file exists, then the server will redirect to a maintenance page. If not, the application will get served up ...
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Troubles with memcache.so

I've been asked to launch a site that someone else built. It is a Wordpress shop site that needs Memcached to run, and I've been having troubles getting Memcached and the memcache php plugin working ...
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MediaWiki Multi Site + Memcached

I have multiple mediawiki installations, and I'm wondering if it's safe to allow them to all use the same memcached server. Are there any "gotchas" involved?
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difference between slab, page and chunk in memcached

what is the difference between slab, page and chunk in memcached? If we set -m 128, then how many slab, page, chunk we have? What is the benefit of slab?
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Tips setting up nginx as proxy for php and node frameworks

We have a current, soon-to-be legacy PHP app installed in production, served with apache. Working fine. Currently trying to add in new Node.js alpha stack, which we're planning to install alongside ...
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Enyim Memcached Client Caching same item on multiple servers

We have a memecached cluster of 5 servers. When we reviewed the cache keys it shows that the same item is showing up across 4-5 servers in the cluster. As I understand it, Enyim's default key hash ...
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Unable to load memcache.so extension

I built PHP from source with configure command './configure' '--prefix=/usr/local/php-5.2.8' '--with-config-file-path=/etc --with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php.d' ...
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Memcached logrotate file not being installed. Bug with memcached 1.4.2?

My memcached logs are getting huge (in excess of 5GB). This isn't a huge problem in itself. I can easily remove them. I've sourced the problem to the memcached 1.4.2 package not installing a ...
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Server performance worsened after a hardware upgrade: how should I reconfigure the server? [closed]

I'm running a site on an Ubuntu/Apache/Django/PostgreSQL stack. We upgraded our server recently from 1 processor with 2 Gb total RAM (with 0.5 Gb of that RAM assigned to memcached) to a new server ...
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how can I effect DNS Caching on PHP/Memcache application

In a very high loaded Ubuntu/PHP web server I found that the PHP line: $memcache->connect("int-aws_ec2.memcached.myapp.net",11211); sometimes takes ~5 secs. Replacing the url with the ip address ...
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Can a slow database cause a web app to hold up a memcache connection?

I have a php application that uses memcache and a back-end database At times we see high "current connections" in memcache and can't determine why. Why php "misses" from memcache and needs to go ...
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How does php know what memcached node to look for its data in?

I am new to the world of Memcached clusters If I have a php web application that is using memcache - how does it does its hash and decide what node to check for a particular value to avoid having to ...
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Optimizing Web Server(apache2+nginx+memcached+eaccelerator) for high-loaded heavy application

I have a server with (Apache2 + nginx as reverse proxy, memcached cache and eaccelerator). The application is Magento - it is very heavy, due to high modularity and a lot of php files(5000-10000+). ...
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Memcached on same servers as websites

I have a website that runs on 4 loadbalanced servers. These are Windows servers, each with 16 GB of memory. I need to move to a shared cache, so I was thinking of Memcached. However, budgetary reasons ...
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How to use Memcached

I read a bit about memcached but struggling to understand how exactly we use it. Is it a kind of server/application that we have to install on our machine? Is it a script that we have to include in ...
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Memcached and Django - When Ajax action is performed, ALL css and js is missing

I've got Django running and caching into Memcached. I have some ajax actions on a page and when those actions are performed, and the browser refreshd, the CSS and JS files are no where to be found. ...
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nginx with Memcache Vs Varnish

I was wondering if anyone has any comments / benchmarks / suggestions on Varnish Vs Memcache when used to serve content (usually 2-5kb JS file depending on the parameters in request; thousands of diff ...
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Multiple Memcached server /etc/init.d startup script that works?

I install memcached server via source and can get standard start up script installed for 1 memcached server instance, but trying several scripts via google, can't find one that works to manager auto ...
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memcached not restarting properly start-stop-daemon: warning: failed to kill 8175: No such process

im having some really weird and annoying issue with memcached. im running ubuntu server 10.04lts on a linode instance. i am using fabric with a django project and part of the fabric script allows the ...
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Multiple AWS EC2 running Auto Scaling and Distributed Memcache

I'm planning to use distributed Memcache across a series of Linux web servers on Amazon EC2. These EC2s currently run auto scaling so will increase and decrease with load. I have used this post to ...
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Memcache Master and slaves

I'm using memcached-1.4.5-1.el5 & memcache-2.2.6 as php extension and memcached-1.2.8-repcached-2.2.1 for replication. The above packages are installed on 4 servers. How can I do the following? ...
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Connection errors when trying to use Memcache

I'm new to 'Memcache' but I've installed it and I think its' running, so far have I done the following correct? mkdir memcache wget http://pecl.php.net/get/memcache-3.0.6.tgz tar -xvfz ...
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Memcache basic configuration

I have installed memcache for a Drupal site with the memcached pecl extension. It's all running fine but I'm still struggling with the configuration settings. For instance , following advice on ...
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Cannot load Memcached in PHP on Gentoo

I am using Gentoo Base System release 2.0.3, apache-2.2.21-r1, php 5.3.8-pl0 and memcached-1.4.5. I have done the following: emerge dev-php/pecl-memcache emerge dev-php/pecl-memcached emerge ...
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Would Memcached help in this scenario?

I work for a large internet site where people can share large pieces of text with each other. We store most information in InnoDB databases, but the actual pieces of text are stored somewhere in text ...
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Does Memcached support IPv6

Has anyone used Memcached with IPv6? Can you provide any configuration tips, gotchas, or mention any stability issues you've had?
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Nginx+PHP-FPM+APC+Varnish+Memcached: High Mem/Swap consumption?

I've got running a VPS at Linode with 1024 MB RAM, Ubuntu 11.04 and Nginx+PHP-FPM+APC Varnish+Memcached active. I've setup a couple of test blogs with WordPress 3.2.1 and everything works, and the ...
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Protecting direct access to port 11211 via a browser (memcached)

When I recently discovered about accessing ports via your browser at a domain level. Example, I accessed my domain at port 11211, I got an output of this: ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ERROR ...