For years memcached has been one of the most widely deployed caching technologies on the planet. It's simple design and easy to use api make it a huge win in most deployments. Over the past several years however another interesting NoSQL project has been picking up steam. Redis promises advanced features and persistent storage that are not available in Memcached. I will compare and contrast these two technologies and give examples of how they work and where they fit.
12 April 13:00 - 13:50 @
Matt has been working with relational databases since the mid '90s as a DBA, system administrator, and all around techie. Before joining Percona, he worked at MySQL and Sun Microsystems as a Solution Architect, helping to build architectures for Fortune 500 and top Alexa-rated companies.