twemproxy (pronounced "two-em-proxy"), aka nutcracker is a fast and lightweight proxy for memcached and redis protocol. It was built primarily to reduce the number of connections to the caching servers on the backend. This, together with protocol pipelining and sharding enables you to horizontally scale your distributed caching architecture.
twemproxy is a tool in the Memcached Tools category of a tech stack.
twemproxy is an open source tool with 8.95K Github Stars and 1.64K Github Forks. Here’s a link to twemproxy's open source repository on Github
3 companies use twemproxy including Twitter, trivago, and Avito.
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use twemproxy.