libmemcached .11 released
brian at tangent.org
Mon Nov 26 09:43:59 UTC 2007
I'm trying to not spam the list so I have not been announcing releases
of libmemcached. I just dropped .11 onto the download servers though
and I believe this version looks to be good for most anyone. The
library supports both the TCP and the Unix Socket protocol. It comes
with a number of command line utilities for using memcached (though
these at this point are probably not as stable as the main library).
About a half a dozen hash algorithms have been added at this point.
The big remaining piece is the UDP protocol and most of the footwork
has been done to add this. There have been wrappers written for Ruby
and Perl which I am not including at this time. It can work either
asynchronously or synchronously (and you can make a guess at which is
The largest cluster known right now is at 200 nodes, and they have
been using the library since .8. There are a number of smaller groups
using it as well.
I've added support for append, prepend, and cas. As well as the
ability to enable "gets" over "get" (I made it optional since it has
Latest source tarball is here:
And you can find out more about the project from here:
If you install it, you will find manpages written on all of the
functions that are exported. It is well documented at this point.
Brian "Krow" Aker, brian at tangent.org
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