Announcing Java Memcached Server

Greg Whalin gwhalin at
Thu Jan 5 13:04:43 UTC 2006

Jehiah Czebotar wrote:
> yes you read that right. Java Memcached Server
> Questions get asked on this list regularly for a memcached server that
> runs on windows. I'm happy to announce a beta port of the memcached
> server to Java. All (see note below) the memcached functions work, and
> it can be used as a drop in replacement for the linux C version.
> That said, I want your help testing it out. (specifically heavy load testin=
> g)
> If you are interested please test away and let me know how it
> works.
> Is it quick enough? At this point - without even any performance
> tuning it performs at between a quarter and half the speed of the C version=
> .
> Where the C version does 40k sets in 4 seconds,
> the Java version does it in 14 seconds.
> Where the C version does 40k gets in 3 seconds,
> the Java version does it in 6 seconds.
> (on windows the gets/sets in java seem to be equal, but I can't
> compare that apples for apples to a linux version. The numbers above
> are running on linux on the same box.)
> Notes:
> 1. the time parameter to the flush command is not implemented (some
> clients don't even implement it)
> 2. You can't specify a max size in Mb right now, it must be in # elements.
> Thanks for your interest
> --
> Jehiah at

I don't see a link anywhere for source?  Is this a closed source project?


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