Memcached

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High-performance, distributed memory object caching system

What is Memcached?

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.
Memcached is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

1185 companies use Memcached in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Pinterest, and Shopify.

Facebook

Pinterest

Shopify

Instagram

Udemy

Twitter

Instacart

Robinhood

Slack

reddit

LinkedIn

StackShare

Why developers like Memcached

Fast object cache
High-performance
Stable
Mature
Distributed caching system
Improved response time and throughput
Great for caching HTML
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