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memcached is a high-performance distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic Web applications by alleviating database load. The memcached server and clients work together to implement one global cache across as many machines as you have.

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Recent releases

  •  29 Mar 2012 02:55

    Release Notes: This release adds the ability to rebalance and reassign slab memory, and adds numerous bugfixes.

    •  14 Nov 2011 07:25

      Release Notes: Assorted bugfixes and enhancements.

      •  30 Mar 2011 21:25

        Release Notes: This release has been fixed to properly detect CPU alignment on ARM. It removes 1MB assertion. More automake versions are supported. Compiler warning fixes for OpenBSD. A fix for a potential buffer overflow in vperror. The code reports errors opening pidfiles using vperror.

        •  17 Jul 2009 18:38

          Release Notes: A new binary protocol has been added. There are numerous code speedups and bugfixes.

          •  12 Jan 2009 19:05

            Release Notes: Major crash fixes. DTrace support. Assorted minor updates.


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