Memcache is an open source high-performance distributed caching system intended to speed up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. LiveJournal, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia, SourceForge, Digg,
MyBlogLog, Flickr, Delicious and several other services rely on memcache.
This session will cover an introduction to memcache, its deployment, design approaches and real world memcache usage scenarios. Some insights on how Yahoo! has been scaling its products with memcache will also be discussed.
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