November 2009

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 24, 2009

memcached and the client: Database UDFs

NorthScale's own Patrick Galbraith has, for many years now, authored and maintained the MySQL, and now Drizzle, UDFs for memcached.  Last week, Patrick took this one step further with the latest release, version 1.1, which now includes support for "check and set" (a.k.a. CAS) operations.

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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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November 2, 2009

Attending NoSQL Oakland 2009

A new meme appeared recently at the NoSQL East meetup, suggesting that NoSQL should really stand for "Not Only SQL".  This is a great improvement over plain-old "No SQL" moniker. 

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