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Caching with Memcached & Redis

External caching mechanisms have been a boon for read-intensive database-driven applications for years.  This talk will compare and contrast Memcached and Redis as external caches, discuss where each is most appropriate in the application stack, and cover common pitfalls and problems with each.  We will end with benchmarks and open questions that need to be answered for both technologies.

Ryan Lowe is a Production Engineer for Square, Inc.  He focuses on designing and deploying highly-available distributed systems.

6:30 - 7:00 -- Doors open/general socializing & food provided by Percona  
7:00 - 7:15 -- Intro/announcements  
7:15 - 8:15(ish) -- Main presentation  
Q&A 9:00 - 10:00 -- General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.  
10:00ish -- post-event socializing... aka beers someplace nearby

Percona is the oldest and largest independent MySQL support and consulting company, with a global 24×7 staff of over 40 people serving more than 1000 customers in 50+ countries since 2006. Our clients achieve breakthrough results with MySQL: cost savings, faster time to market, higher system uptime, and long-term scalability. With Percona, you can execute with confidence and clarity. Anyone can claim expertise, but we show our abilities by creating open-source software for MySQL users, writing industry-leading books, and publishing original research on the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. We also organize the Percona Live series of conferences to share what we know.

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. Our brands dive deep into the things people care most about across news, sports, entertainment, technology and business. With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and the largest premium content network online.

Continuent offers industry-leading replication and clustering solutions for MySQL. Continuent's expert consulting helps users quickly solve difficult problems in replication and data management. Continuent's Tungsten software enables 24x7 data availability and increased database performance for data-driven applications while retaining the cost advantages of open source software.

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  • Claudio S.

    Are the slides for this meetup available anywhere?

    1 · June 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good info but a bit light, also audio was bad as we could not hear. Also not having the slides in advance did not help.

    June 1, 2012

  • Claudio S.

    It was difficult to listen to everything the presenter was saying because he didn't have a microphone.

    June 1, 2012

  • Federico A.


    June 1, 2012

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