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memcached optimizes specific high-load serving applications that are designed to take advantage of its versatile no-locking memory access system. Clients are available in several different programming languages, to suit the needs of the specific application. Traditionally this has been used in mod_perl apps to avoid storing large chunks of data in Apache memory, and to share this burden across several machines.
Dependencies: -- libevent, http://www.monkey.org/~provos/libevent/ (libevent-dev) If using Linux, you need a kernel with epoll. Sure, libevent will work with normal select, but it sucks. epoll isn't in Linux 2.4, but there's a backport at: http://www.xmailserver.org/linux-patches/nio-improve.html You want the epoll-lt patch (level-triggered). If you're using MacOS, you'll want libeve more»
Memcached has two logical uses in this package, a system daemon that can be run from the standard /etc/init.d/ interface, or one that can be run from userland from a the command line such as /usr/bin/memcached -d The former has been setup to run through the start-memcached script, reading in the configuration from /etc/memcached.conf. The start-memcached script ignores certain parameters as di more»
MEMCACHED(1) MEMCACHED(1) NAME memcached - high more»
memcached (1.4.5-1) unstable; urgency=high * New upstream release. Main changes since 1.4.2 are: more»
2009-04-10 * *critical bugfix*. In 1.2.7 under multithreaded mode, memcached would never restar more»
This package was debianized by Jay Bonci <email@example.com> on Wed, 15 Oct 2003 15:53:51 -0400. more»