memcached debate

Perrin Harkins perrin at
Fri Apr 20 03:01:56 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, andrew at <andrew at> wrote:
> sure.  not ever gonna be as fast as normal mem... but my boss is
> saying i'm crazy to try and access it super often.  says i'll flood
> the network.

I guess the question is whether or not you need access to the data
from multiple machines.  If you don't, a local storage system like
BerkeleyDB is going to be faster and won't affect your network.  If
you do, it will be hard to find anything significantly faster than

- Perrin

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