Memcached plugin

This plugin collects performance metrics from a memcached instance.


Meter version 4.2 or later must be installed.

The Memcached plugin supports the following Operating Systems.

OS X(tick)

To install the plugin

  1. From the top right of the screen, perform one of the following actions:
    • Click Settings > Data Collection, select the TrueSight meter, and select the Sources tab.

    • Click Settings > Configure Sources.
  2. Use the search box or scroll through the page to find the source system which has the TrueSight meter on which you want to install the plugin.
  3. Click the name of the source to view source details.
  4. Select the Plugins tab.
  5. Use the search box or scroll through the page to find the plugin you want to install.
  6. Click + Install to start the installation.

    Refer to the following sections for the configuration details required to collect data and view the list of plugin metrics.

Configuration details

Field NameDescription
HostThe Memcached hostname.
PortThe Memcached port.
Poll IntervalHow often (in milliseconds) to poll for metrics
SourceThe source to display in the legend for the Memcached data.

Advanced configuration

To customize this plugin, see Memcached plugin on GitHub.

Plugin metrics

Metric NameDescription
Memcached AllocatedPercent of available memory used
Memcached ConnectionsNumber of current connections
Memcached HitsNumber of cache hits
Memcached MissesNumber of cache misses
Memcached ItemsTotal number of items in cache
Memcached RequestsNumber of requests
Memcached Network InNumber of bytes read from network
Memcached Network OutNumber of bytes written to network
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