Using php5-memcached to store sessions on distributed servers

This article is an extension of the previous article about storing sessions in Memcached with PHP. Using Memcached for sessions storage is generally a matter of speed (storing them in memory is faster than on disk) and of scalability (using…

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Cache management in Drupal 6 & 7

There’s a nice article from Makina-Corpus on the topic here: http://www.makina-corpus.org/blog/separate-cache-backends-drupal6-and-drupal7 Notably, the cache_backport module in Drupal 6 backports the cache handlers from Drupal 7 (replaces cacherouter, in a way).

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Memcache(d) to store PHP sessions

Edit: as of July 2014, there is a recent article discussing the use of php5-memcache instead of php5-memcache to store sessions on this blog. There are many posts around on the web about using memcached to store sessions data on…

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