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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PHP memcached session redundancy

I'm trying to follow How To Share PHP Sessions on Multiple Memcached Servers article and implement that to my environment: /etc/php.d/memcache.ini: # grep -v ^\; /etc/php.d/memcache.ini ...
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PHP Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (memcached). Very infrequent

I installed memcached (2.2.0) libmemached (1.0.18) a few weeks ago. (Apache/2.4.10 and PHP 5.5.20), mostly for php session management. Generally I'm really pleased with performance but I notice this ...
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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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Can a pool of memcache daemons be used to share sessions more efficiently?

We are moving from a 1 webserver setup to a two webserver setup and I need to start sharing PHP sessions between the two load balanced machines. We already have memcached installed (and started) and ...
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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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Configuring MAXITEMSIZE in memcached in gentoo

Got memcached up and running (emerged net-misc/memcached) but on PHP I'm getting Server 127.0.0.1 (tcp 35817, udp 0) failed with: SERVER_ERROR object too large for cache I'm thus trying to change ...
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Counterintuitive drop in CPU

I am running a memcached service in a linux container pinned to a specific physical core. As expected the CPU increases when the number of requests increase. The requests are sent from a workload ...
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Different server response time for 2 web pages with the same view and template?

I've recently been facing hugely increased server response time for some of my web pages (response time in the range of 10-20 seconds). For example, for the page http://www.edmhunters.com/afrojack/ - ...
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increasing memcached limit size

I am having issues with the limit size of my memcached: How do I increase the limit_maxbytes? as the bytes_written is more than the limit_maxbytes?
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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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Allow Apache use more memory

I use apache2 behind nginx on 8 core CPU 48GB RAM server. Now my system uses only 3GB of all memory, but there are high load on CPUs. How can I use my free memory instead of CPUs time? I also use ...
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Setup Server for Optimization [duplicate]

I've got my first Dedicated server and I would like some help with the Optimization of it. I am thinking of going a bit different than the regular setup and I'd like your feedback. Before we start, ...
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Flush mod_pagespeed configured with memcached

I just switched from a single LAMP (mod_pagespeed, SSL, APC, localhost memcached) server to a multi server setup. On the old server mod_pagespeed was not configured for memcached, only file based. ...
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memcached install issues with lib event on server

I've installed libevent on my server in the directory root/data/ and have i'm about to install memcached with ./configure –with-lib-event=/data/; make; make install However, after running a bit I ...
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Sudden increase in CPU usage and server response time

Over the past 10 days, I'm suddenly experiencing increased CPU usage on my website with CPU usage reaching 100% three times. During that time I'm unable to SSH to my website so I haven't been able to ...
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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 ...
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Elasticsearch as memcache replacement

I am looking into replacing memcached with elasticsearch. Basically, I need to reduce my software stack and since I will be using elastic for searching, I was thinking of creating an index that will ...
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Memcached problems “failed to listen on TCP port 11211”

I just installed memcached on my Mac OS X 10.6.8. It installed perfectly and when I type in memcached in Terminal I get this: failed to listen on TCP port 11211 tcp listen: Address already in use ...
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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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Increased CPU usage and server response time

Over the past 10 days, I'm suddenly experiencing increased CPU usage on my website with CPU usage reaching 100% three times. During that time I'm unable to SSH to my website so I haven't been able to ...
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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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Is it possible to force a specific program to use virtual memory?

Let say I have 1GB RAM Ubuntu, I need to run both memcached and redis on the same machine The usage of memcached is quite heavy (e.g. 1K read per second) and redis is less heavy (but still 10 read ...
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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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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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Installing Memcached on CentOS 6 Issue

Having a devil of a time getting Memecached on my CentOS 6 server (PHP 5.4.13). Usually all of the DigitalOcean help guides work smoothly (it's a MediaTemple server and support won't install ...
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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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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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repcached didn't work when replicate with 2 servers?

I have compiled the memcached-repcached with --enable-replication option, and started it like below: on the server 1: # /usr/local/memcached/bin/memcached -v -d -u memcached -l 192.168.7.106 -p ...
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Memcached cachesize 512M or 1G for VPS 2G? [closed]

I just started to use memcached on a VPS with 2Go of RAM. I set the cache size at 512 Mb, but I am wondering if I can go for 1024Mb. On the VPS there are: a local business website with very few ...
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Forward localhost memcached server on port 12111 to domain.com memcached server

My customers are running many scripts that uses memcached, but all of them are using localhost as a address. My localhost server is now out of RAM, because it's doing many other things like WWW and ...
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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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PHP Session Storage in Fault Tolerant Memcached Pool

I recently had the opportunity to move a web application from using a Nginx proxy "loadbalancer" to an F5 loadbalancer. Unfortunately during that migration it became clear that the memcached session ...
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CouchBase Client Fails to Cache Object less than 20mb. Time Out Error

I am caching my serialized POJO s(4mb-8mb size objects) concurrently into Couchbase server with CouchBase client (couchbase-client-1.4.3). for(upto 20 itertarions){ new Thread().start().. ...
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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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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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How to replicate Memcache data among servers

A same question in SO can be found from here . But since I couldn't find any suitable answer, I am asking with additional info. I have many memcache clients but all of them access one memcache server ...
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Nginx and its caching systems. Are they all the same?

I'm a bit confuse about PageSpeed, Microcaching and Memcached. Are they just different tools that do the same job? I was initially thinking in use PageSpeed with Nginx. If I do that, do I need ...
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Apache Server with memcache, varnish and php slow request times

My issue is that these servers are taking rather long for request about 2 seconds on average just to serve files. When we had just one server doing everything it was noticeably faster even with the ...
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Memcached problems since upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I recently migrated to Ubuntu 14.04 with a Webprojekt (nginx,PHP5,MariaDB,memcached). All configs are exactly the same. But the cached sites sometimes don't load properly. I enabled the verbose mode ...
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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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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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How well do nginx and memcached work together?

We have a Java EE-based web application running on a Glassfish app server cluster. The incoming traffic will mainly be RESTful requests for XML-based representations of our application resources, but ...
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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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cannot setup memcached with sasl

I was following http://www.shanison.com/2014/04/29/setup-memcached-with-sasl-authentication/ with memcached SASL setup. I did not install memcached from source because -S worked without any error. I ...
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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 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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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 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 ...