September 2009

September 24, 2009

spymemcached release candidate has 2x faster bulk loading

Memcached and Java NIO master, Dustin Sallings, has put out a new release candidate of the world's best Java memcached client library, spymemcached.  The most exciting headliner here is the 2x performance improvement for bulk data loading into memcached

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September 20, 2009

power in the protocol

As I've said in other venues, I believe a lot of value in the memcached ecosystem/community stems from well defined client APIs and a well defined over-the-network protocol.  The protocol just makes sense for a large class of things you may need from (as NorthScale's Dustin Sallings calls it) a sloppy LRU distributed hashmap.

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