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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Uneven load distribution on an elasticache cluster

Amazon elasticache cluster looks to be a really good choice for auto-scaling but it seems the load distribution is not equal among the nodes. Both memory and CPU wise the node 1 seems to take almost ...
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Having Memcache and Memcached installed and enabled at the same time

Can I use both Memcache and Memcached php extensions on the same server at the same time? Just to be clear so you dont misunderstand what I mean by this question, here is my scenario: I have both ...
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Memcached Pool - Outtage causes increased lag in response time

I have multiple cache servers which are added to a virtual pool at the PHP layer via the Memcached::addServers() api. During fault tolerance testing I noticed that taking one of the memcached servers ...
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PHP - Memcached - Libmemcached - Handle cache server outage

I am working on ensuring our app degrades gracefully in case of a complete cache outage, which is highly unlikely, as we have minimum of at least 3 cache nodes to add to the cache pool, by way of ...
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Nginx memcached_pass directive unknown

I am setting up a new server instance on AWS and have run into something I don't know how to handle. I've set up exactly the same config on digital ocean before and there issue does not occur at all. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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upstream prematurely closed connection while reading response header from upstream, client

I'm using nginx and spawnf-cgi with apc and memcache enabled.I'm getting 502 bad gate way on browser and this error on error log. 2013/01/07 06:55:46 [error] 90799#0: *53 upstream prematurely closed ...
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Memcache Error? “Could not find specified socket in poll list.”

For some reason recently I've been getting this error in my apache error log on my server. We have a single instance of memcached running on our Mac OSX 10.7 server. (20014)Internal error: Unknown ...
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Is memcache impacting my performence negatively?

I am using pressflow 6 and NewRelic seems to suggest that memcache is infact hurting performance as shown below : My settings.php file : # Varnish reverse proxy on localhost $conf['reverse_proxy'] ...
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windows 2003 server - php_memcache.dll for PHP version 5.3?

(I posted this in stack overflow about 15 hours ago - but I was told that stack overflow >was not the right forum by the admins for this question, so I'm hoping that this is the >correct forum.) ...
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Should we increase local port range limit on busy memcached servers

nixcraft has a tutorial on configuring memcached server(link) at the end says: For busy memcached server you need to increase system file descriptor and IP port limits here is the code to do ...
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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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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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Memcached and repcached not replicating 2 master servers

I have memcached-1.2.8-repcached-2.2 installed on memcached on centos. They install went great and when i start memcached i get: replication: connect (peer=192.168.1.2:11212) replication: marugoto ...
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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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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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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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Better performance with memcached cluster or local memcaches?

I have a small cluster of servers balancing a Java web app. Currently I have 3 memcached servers caching data and all web apps shares all 3 memcached instances. I often get strange slowdowns and ...
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My ubuntu server can ping and ssh can connect, but ssh can't do the authuncation and halt

I have two ubuntu server. Each running php-cgi by phpfpm, memcached, mongodb. And these servers are not running in a high load state. After running several days. The server will halt. No service and ...
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php with apc+memcache+squid

I have a basic php installation. I want to install apc + memcached and squid to speed up the website. I have run into various resouorces regarding this, but one thing is not clear. Should php be in ...
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high load web server setup

I'm preparing a server setup for a dating website who need to be able to process around 5'000 - 10'000 req/sec to the main site. My idea was to do it this way: Server for static content (css, js, ...
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memcached append() php ubuntu - bad protocol

I am running ubuntu gutsy(7.1) , php5 and I am trying to get memcached running locally. I installed everything as per the docs: memcached daemon, php PECL extension, libevent, etc. But now I can ...
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Connecting to memcached “what port to use?” (php)

I've installed memcached perfectly and i can created a new instance but i don't understand if I'm connection to the right port... I always get a false return from get(key) Here is my code, $sql ...
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memcached and PHP … massive lag with sessions

I'm working on a new server built with Unbuntu 10.04, running php-fastcgi, nginx, and memcached. phpinfo() script loads and works great, same as a test memcached script. For any script using ...
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How do you safely replicate Memcached data?

I have ~100GB of data running on several Memcached servers, but we're migrating all of our infrastructure to Amazon AWS so I'd like to find a way to replicate this information on these new servers. ...
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Memcached will not start

I have this in my /usr/local/: libevent-1.4.so.2 memcached When I do this, it will not start: ./memcached -d -u root -m 3900 -p 11211 ./memcached: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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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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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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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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Is there a benefit to managing programs with a process manager instead of with init.d?

I'm using Redis, Memcached, and Nginx, to be specific, and Supervisor as the process manager, but any general information is helpful as well. Each of the aforementioned programs when apt-get ...
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Should memcached be installed before or after cpanel? [closed]

I want to install memcached. I want to know if I should install cpanel first, or after the memcached installation
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is there any point running APC **and** memcached concurrently

Do APC and Memcached cache the same data? I understand that APC caches both files and objects/variables whereas memcached is object-only, but does memcached offer anything that APC doesn't? I've ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of the same application with a single memcached server?

I have two applications with exactly the same code using memcached in identical ways. Does memcached tell the difference between the two apps, and is it safe to run them on the same server with a ...
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How much memory can I safely assign to memcached?

I'm looking into using memcached on our server. We've just upgraded and now have a fairly powerful box: DELL PowerEdge R710 Linux RHEL 5 - 64bit 12GB RAM (We used to be on a 32bit 4GB box). The ...
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How to “distribute” memcached?

I know how to install and use memcached on one server. But I heard you can "distribute it"? How does that work, and how can I enable that feature?
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memcached with telnet disabled

If telnet is disabled on my RHL server memcached gives the error of unable to connect to host: myMachine:port number when starting my java web app. Is it mandatory to enable telnet for memcached to ...
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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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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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Configuring SASL support in libmemcached

I'm trying to build libmemcached with SASL support on OS X Mountain Lion. I have built memcached (1.4.15) with SASL support: $ memcached -S -vv Initialized SASL. slab class 1: chunk ...
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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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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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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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How do I get php-memcached extension to work with SASL on RHEL6

I have RHEL6.1 with php. I've installed libmemcached-1.0.2 from src.rpm and compiled php-memcached 2.0.0b2. If I try to setSaslAuthData('user','pass') and write something to memcached (Couchbase ...
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Multiple Magento web servers, single instance memcache issues

I have two web servers with a Magento instance on both. Each shares the same httpd.conf, php.ini and my.cnf, along with local.xml and config.xml magento configuration files. I have another server ...
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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 ...