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@rithish Proposing

NoSQL to InnoDB with Memcached

Submitted Jun 11, 2011

Would this be a worthwhile alternative to Memcache, or Key-Value Storage engines like Redis & Riak?


Quoted from above : This offering provides users with the best of both worlds – maintain all of the advantages of rich SQL query language, while providing better performance for simple queries via direct access to shared data.

This is a technology preview, and that means it isn’t ready for production deployments (yet...) However, I think this warrants a discussion as the advantages of this seem too good to give it a miss.

  1. No additional cache management server is required.
  2. No duplicate cache.
  3. ...

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