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Memcached vs Percona: What are the differences?

What is Memcached? High-performance, distributed memory object caching system. 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 Percona? With more than 3,000 customers worldwide, Percona delivers enterprise-class solutions for both MySQL and MongoDB across traditional and cloud-based platforms. Percona delivers enterprise-class software, support, consulting and managed services for both MySQL and MongoDB across traditional and cloud-based platforms.

Memcached and Percona can be categorized as "Databases" tools.

Memcached is an open source tool with 9K GitHub stars and 2.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Memcached's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Memcached
Pros of Percona
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    Fast object cache
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    High-performance
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    Stable
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    Mature
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    Distributed caching system
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    Improved response time and throughput
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    Great for caching HTML
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      Only caches simple types
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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 Percona?

      It delivers enterprise-class software, support, consulting and managed services for both MySQL and MongoDB across traditional and cloud-based platforms.

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