Any other uses of memcached?
Thu, 19 Feb 2004 13:22:23 -0800 (PST)
I'm giving a few talks on memcached and writing an article for
LinuxJournal coming up here, so I too would be interested in who's using
it, and how....
On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Jamie McCarthy wrote:
> I'm talking about memcached to my local LUG next week. I wondered
> if anyone had any ideas for less-than-obvious uses for it.
> Its most obvious use is caching DB query results.
> A second use that I can think of is storing data for large-scale
> numerical processing, perhaps scientific modelling, where many CPUs
> have to work together on gigabytes of data, and the results of the
> number-crunching are small enough to be written to disk periodically
> (so if the power goes out, the most you lose is a few hours' work).
> Any other ideas?
> Jamie McCarthy