Tag: Memcached

Mar 12

How to: Configure memcache to use a unix socket

How to: Configure memcache to use a unix socket I have a server which is going to have its own memcached instance installed on itself… so I was thinking using a unix socket instead of tcp should improve the overall performace at least a little. I had tried doing the same with MySQL and I …

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Feb 13

How to: Create a php file to check on the status of a Drupal Server

How to: Create a php file to check on the status of a Drupal Server I was working on creating a php status file that would indicate if a server was able to handle client requests or not. The idea is that you can have a loadbalancer check periodically those status.php files to see if …

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Dec 09

Memcache vs Azure Cache

Memcache vs Azure Cache Memcache is a distributed, in-memory caching solution used to help speed up large scale web applications by taking pressure off the database. Memcache is used by many of the internet’s biggest websites and has been merged with other technologies in innovative ways. Windows Azure supports the Memcache protocol to enable customers …

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Dec 09

How to: Install Memcache for php and WordPress

How to: Install Memcache for php and WordPress In what seems the eternal quest of having a good performing hosting server one of the tools that are generally referred to is Memcache. What Memcache offers you is a centralized server/cluster that holds in memory cached information. Some of the reasons why it is so popular …

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Dec 09

What is: “Wasted Memory”? (Zend OpCache & Memcached)

What is: “Wasted Memory”? (Zend OpCache & Memcached) As I have been trying to fine tune all the performance settings on our new Linux box there was a new term we came across: “Wasted Memory”. Zend OpCache has a setting that will cause the restart of your OpCache if the wasted memory exceeds a threshold. …

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