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memcached plugin
Type: read
Callbacks: config, read
Status: supported
First version: 4.2
Copyright: 2007 Antony Dovgal
2007–2009 Florian octo Forster
2009 Doug MacEachern
License: GPLv2+
Manpage: collectd.conf(5)
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The memcached plugin connects to a memcached daemon and collects the number of connections and requests handled by the daemon, the CPU resources consumed, number of items cached, number of threads, and bytes sent and received.


<Plugin "memcached">
  Host ""
  Port "11211"

Example graph

The following example graph shows the number of requests to a memcached daemon. You can see the set requests and the get requests, split up into cache hits and misses, too.



  • none

See also