Memcached vs. Amazon ElastiCache

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What is Memcached?

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.

What is Amazon ElastiCache?

ElastiCache improves the performance of web applications by allowing you to retrieve information from fast, managed, in-memory caches, instead of relying entirely on slower disk-based databases. ElastiCache supports Memcached and Redis.
Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose Amazon ElastiCache?
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What are the cons of using Memcached?
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What are the cons of using Amazon ElastiCache?
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How much does Memcached cost?
How much does Amazon ElastiCache cost?
Amazon ElastiCache Pricing
What companies use Memcached?
900 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use Amazon ElastiCache?
420 companies on StackShare use Amazon ElastiCache
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with Amazon ElastiCache?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon ElastiCache

What are some alternatives to Memcached and Amazon ElastiCache?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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