Removing Memcached because it’s too slow

11th May, 2012

Update There has been a lot of discussion of this post around whether this is a problem with Memcached or something else. The post content is accurate but in hindsight, […]

Handling Memcached failover

25th January, 2012

Unlike a database with built in failover (master/slave model), you can usually only connect a client to a single Memcached server. If you specify multiple servers then these are used […]

Notes on using Memcached through PHP and Python

25th August, 2011

Everyone knows that memcached is an extremely fast in-memory cache. We recently started using it for caching elements in our frontend – servers, alerts, etc – but are now also […]

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