With this, you'll get detailed information including the settings of your memcached server.
Only fetch statistics when needed as these calls can add overhead to your application.
Regularly monitor your cache hit/miss ratio. A high number of misses might indicate ineffective caching strategy.
Not routinely checking the cache’s performance. Regular monitoring helps identify issues before they become critical.
Ignoring cache eviction counts. High numbers could mean your cache size isn't sufficient.
Q: How often should I check my memcached stats?
A: It largely depends on your specific use-case, but in a high-traffic production environment, you might want to check stats more frequently, like every few hours or daily.
Q: What is a good hit/miss ratio?
A: Ideally, you want a very high hit ratio. A high miss ratio indicates that your cached data isn't being used effectively and may need to adjust your caching strategy.