Riak instead of memcached?

Mike Stoddart stodge at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 20:40:19 EST 2011

I'm not familiar with those - will do some reading.


On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Joshua Partogi <joshua.java at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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