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A jruby-only memcached client and rails cache store that uses spymemcached under the hood.



This gem (jruby only) is a memcached client that is a simple wrapper around the very fast spymemcached. It also contains a rails cache store that uses the spymemcached client.

Install it

gem install spymemcached

Or with bundler:

gem "spymemcached", ">=0.1.0"

How to use the cache store

require "active_support/cache/spymemcached_store" # you need to do this if you're running rails in threadsafe mode.
config.cache_store :spymemcached_store, "memcache01:11211", "memcached02:11211", ...

Or use the client directly:

require "spymemcached"

cache ="memcache01:11211", "memcache02:11211")
cache.set("a", "b")
cache.get("a") #=> "b"

# ... etc ...

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.

  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.

  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.

  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)

  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.


Copyright © 2010 James Golick. See LICENSE for details.

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