Database - MemCached

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1 - About

  • Main-memory caching service:
    • basic system: no persistence, replication, fault-tolerance
    • Many extensions provide these features
    • Ex: membrain, membase
  • Mature system, still in wide use
  • Important concept: consistent hashing

As Timesten, it's most of time installed on the top of a RDBMS that offers persistency.