[wp-hackers] Memcached backend for the Object Cache

John Joseph Bachir jjb at ibiblio.org
Mon Dec 19 22:36:48 GMT 2005

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Phillip Pearson wrote:
> One problem - memcached has no security.  So if you give a bunch of 
> users access to a single memcached instance, anyone will be able to 
> overwrite anyone else's data.  Unless someone makes memcached 
> multi-user-aware, it probably won't be useful to shared hosts running 
> lots of WP installs.  (Still great for wordpress.com, WPMU etc, though.)

I am no memcached expert, but I wonder if there is much overhead involved 
in running a separate memcached dameon for each user? then they could be 
divied up by port... or permissions could be handled via dns and some 
other layer... food for thought.

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