Riak instead of memcached?

Joshua Partogi joshua.java at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 20:38:26 EST 2011

Why don't you use Membase/Couchbase instead? It provides the same
capability as memcached but adds clustering capability on top of it.

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Mike Stoddart <stodge at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was thinking of using memcached for cheap, fast storage to share
> between servers. I need to store stuff like user preferences,
> permissions, session etc. But memcached (I think) requires you to
> define which servers you want to use for storage. Ideally I don't
> care. I want my core/auth server to write preferences and permissions
> to the cache and let tornado on other servers pull those keys out. I
> think Riak could perform this in theory, but is Riak fast enough?


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