[wp-hackers] XCache Variable Storage vs. WP Object Cache

Stephane Daury wordpress at tekartist.org
Sun Sep 16 07:59:26 GMT 2007

/me loooove memcache

But I wish php/memcache would allow for:
- regex for keymapping
- tag keys like done in the Zend Framework


On Sep 16, 2007, at 3:32, Tom Barta wrote:

>> But it is almost always going to be faster to use a memory-based
>> object storage engine than the built-in file-based method, as
>> retrieving data from memory is orders of magnitude faster than
>> retrieving data from a hard disk.
> I don't have any hard numbers at the moment, but I was playing with
> memcache at one point and discovered something surprising (and
> disheartening about PHP);  Caching arbitrary objects with memcache
> (within a single request) was faster than using a PHP associative
> array as a cache!  Memcache is wicked fast.
> -- 
> Tom
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