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From Chris Goffinet <goffi...@digg.com>
Subject Re: random n00b question
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 05:59:56 GMT
Using memcached as a write-back cache is good, using it solely for  
sessions IMHO is bad idea. Data can be easily pushed out if your  
thrashing the more common slabs (unless you really tuned it properly).

On Sep 15, 2009, at 10:56 PM, <contact@shahan.me> <contact@shahan.me>  
wrote:

> Is there a specific reason to store the session data in the  
> database? For my web-app, I use a memcached cluster, which  
> alleviates the database load.
>
> Shahan
>
> On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 10:13:41 -0500, Jonathan Ellis
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Mark Robson  wrote:
> >> Even using quorum reads and writes, if a user in the same session  
> has two
> >> pages active at once, session data would be trashed.
> >
> > True.  But for most web apps I've seen, last-write-wins is just  
> fine.
> > YMMV. :)
> >
> > -Jonathan


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