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peeping into memcached. “Peep uses ptrace to freeze a running memcached server, dump the internal key metadata, and return the server to a running state”—you can then load the resulting data in to MySQL using LOAD LOCAL INFILE and analyse it using standard SQL queries.

# 20th April 2009, 6:35 pm / evanweaver, introspection, memcached, mysql, peep, performance, scaling, sql, twitter