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Nginx modules for a memcached page cache cluster

Nginx already has a neat module included with it to proxy requests to a memcached server (memcached_pass). Combine that with the upstream round robin load balancer, you have the beginnings of a memcached page cache cluster for your nginx. However, calling each server sequentially can become quite expensive if the key resides in one of the last servers.

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