API

April 27, 2014

PHP SDK 2.0.0 Developer Preview

Over the past few months, the SDK development team has been working on defining a new interface for interacting with the SDKs, dubbed SDK 2.0 (not directly related to PHP SDK 2.0.0 which merely happens to implement a large portion of that specification). The existing SDKs were all designed around existing interfaces that were targeted towards the memcached project, and as such were very cache oriented and no longer effectively reflected the more document oriented nature of Couchbase Server 2.0. As such, we set out to define a new, more modern interface which would better model those traits.

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March 16, 2010

The Simple Client Interface, Now With More Simplicity

Simplicity. That's part of what has made memcached popular for bringing "fast" to web applications. The usage pattern is simple to understand, it's simple to install the server, and of course it's simple to get the client going with your application. In this last case, all you need to do is install the client, set up the server list, and start using it.

Could it be simpler? Sure.

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March 15, 2010

Want to know what your memcached servers are doing? Tap them.

We in the memcached community get a lot of requests on how to dump the content of a memcached server. Normally the responses to such requests are: “It's a cache, you shouldn't care what's in there.” It is possible to dump parts of the cache by using “stats dump ...”We in the memcached community get a lot of requests on how to dump the content of a memcached server. Normally the responses to such requests are: “It's a cache, you shouldn't care what's in there.”

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