Patrick Galbraith's blog

March 15, 2010

Surviving the Windows Wilds

When I first started developing software, it was always my intent to write Windows software.Then of course a friend of mine told me about this new OS called Linux. To make a long story short, I have been immersed in the Linux world for the past 17 years. More recently, at NorthScale, we've wanted to add support for memcached - particularly the NorthScale Memcached Server - on Windows. So, I've become well-aquainted with not only Windows, but the Mingw compiler and the Msys *NIX-like environment.

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December 28, 2009

memcached Windows 64-bit pre-release available!

In the spirit of giving for this season, I thought with all the excitement that I would put out a pre-release of memcached 1.4.4 for Windows 64-bit.

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December 16, 2009

memcached on Windows status 12/16/09

Great news on the Windows front! The status of memcached and libmemcached for the Windows platform

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December 8, 2009

memcached 1.4.4 Windows 32-bit binary now available!

I'm pleased to announce that memcached 1.4.4 for Windows 32-bit is now available

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December 3, 2009

Support for Windows Services for win32 memcached

I'm pleased to announce that our memcached win32 binary for memcached 1.4.2 now supports being able to be installed as a Windows service.

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November 24, 2009

memcached on Windows status

After the recent release of memcached 1.4.2 on Windows, we have been plowing ahead at full speed to try to get more progress on the Windows platform. Here's a general status

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November 7, 2009

SASL memcached now available!

memcached SASL support

After the initial announcement by Dustin Sallings that the memcached server now has SASL support, (which is a feature in the newly released 1.4.3, announced just today) this past week has also resulted in a flurry of other developments, particularly in the client realm

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November 2, 2009

Windows binary executable now available!

From my posting last week mentioning my successful build for Windows, we've decided to make the fruit of this labor available. This is very much a unfinished work-- we want to add a lot more to this

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October 28, 2009

C++ libmemcached webinar

Guest post: Patrick Galbraith

On Thursday, November 29th (tomorrow) Padraig O'Sullivan, a graduate student and Drizzle team member extraordinaire and amazing developer who has worked on a number of projects both for Drizzle and libmemcached-- and who also helped me get the memcached functions for Drizzle off the ground is giving a webinar on the C++ API to libmemcached.

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