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Redis and Memcache

 
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We have to cache some data to improve the performance. The application will be deployed in multiple clusters. Which cache will be better to use here: Redis or Memcache?
 
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Vaibhav Gargs wrote:We have to cache some data to improve the performance. The application will be deployed in multiple clusters. Which cache will be better to use here: Redis or Memcache?



Do you want to persist the cached data in storage as well. If yes, i think Redis is the option. Memcache is pure cache, it doesn't provide feature of persisting data.
 
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Why someone will want to persist the data from cache to data store? In general, isn't it other way round, we get the data from data store and add it to cache.
 
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While Redis can act as a cache, it's really an in-memory data store, and as such can persist its data.

Its home page wrote:Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker.

 
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