All posts by Rajat Dutta

Why Not Memcached ?

Memcached or Redis ? It's a question that nearly always arises in any discussion about squeezing more performance out of a modern, database-driven Web application . We too faced this question, while deciding the cache system for our application, but Redis proved to be the more powerful and flexible one. Both are in memory, key value data stores and are remarkably fast cache management systems. But Redis does whatever memcached can do and more. Let us look at some of these features :-   1. First and foremost is the extra data types, memcached key value pairs can only be in a string... Read More