memcached Help

Brad Oaks bradoaks at
Thu Sep 20 22:14:03 UTC 2007

Hi James,

memcached can be installed and run as a non-root user; however, there
would be no security if you ran this on a shared host -- other
accounts could read, write or delete items from your cache.  My
opinion is that it's not well suited for use on a shared machine.


On 9/20/07, James Helms <hjames at> wrote:
> Is it possible to utilize memcached on a Shared Hosting account? If so has
> anyone done so utilizing GoDaddy as a Host and if so please provide some
> details or a starting point.
> Thank you,
> James

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