A memcached protocol router for scaling memcached deployments, by Facebook
Mcrouter is a memcached protocol router for scaling memcached deployments. It's a core component of cache infrastructure at Facebook and Instagram where mcrouter handles almost 5 billion requests per second at peak.
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McRouter's Features
  • Memcached ASCII protocol
  • Connection pooling
  • Multiple hashing schemes
  • Prefix routing
  • Replicated pools
  • Production traffic shadowing
  • Online reconfiguration
  • Flexible routing
  • Destination health monitoring/automatic failover
  • Cold cache warm up
  • Broadcast operations
  • Reliable delete stream
  • Multi-cluster support
  • Rich stats and debug commands
  • Quality of service
  • Large values
  • Multi-level caches
  • IPv6 support
  • SSL support


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