March 10-12, 2010
Montreal, Canada

Caching with memcache

Current users include Facebook, LiveJournal, Flickr, Fotolog and Wikipedia.

Typical usage is for caching complete pages or components, complex database result sets and sessions. While there are many caching mechanisms that exist the simplicity of memcache makes it ideal for helping scale your applications.

Memcache is application neutral and APIs are available for most languages making it an indispensible tool. This session will cover some background on memcache and its usage in your application.

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Scott MacVicar

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Scott is an open source engineer at Facebook, he's currently working on HipHop for PHP but over the years has contributed to PHP itself and several other extensions.

Along with coding he enjoys running, cooking and drinking bee.

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