Is memcached really faster than MySQL on very simple query?

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Fri Jul 14 08:12:41 UTC 2006

On Jul 13, 2006, at 3:48, howard chen wrote:

The big win by using memcached is that it's so incredibly easy to scale.

Easy to add more servers, easy to have many clients, constant  
performance with more data.

MySQL can be scaled very too, but as others have pointed out it takes  
a bit more planning and work.

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