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memcache-client

A ruby library for accessing memcached.

Source:

github.com/mperham/memcache-client

Installing memcache-client

Just install the gem:

$ sudo gem install memcache-client

Using memcache-client

With one server:

CACHE = MemCache.new 'localhost:11211'

Or with multiple servers:

CACHE = MemCache.new %w[one.example.com:11211 two.example.com:11211]

Tuning memcache-client

The MemCache.new method takes a number of options which can be useful at times. Please read the source comments there for an overview. If you are using Ruby 1.8.x and using multiple memcached servers, you should install the RubyInline gem for ultimate performance.

Using memcache-client with Rails

Rails 2.1+ includes memcache-client out of the box. See ActiveSupport::Cache::MemCacheStore and the Rails.cache method for more details.

Questions?

memcache-client is maintained by Mike Perham and was originally written by Bob Cottrell, Eric Hodel and the seattle.rb crew.

Email

mperham@gmail.com

Twitter

mperham

WWW

mikeperham.com

If my work on memcache-client is something you support, please take a moment to recommend me at WWR. I'm not asking for money, just a electronic “thumbs up”.

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