There has been a significant increase in interest in the
Memcached, the open source distributed memory object-caching
system, in recent months, as a number of vendors look to exploit
its popularity in Web 2.0 and social networking environments.
Like Hadoop, which has become the focus of a number of commercial
plays, it would appear that the time is right for
commercialization of Memcached. But what is it, here did it come
from, and what are the chances for vendors to rake in serious
cash? Here are the details.
What is it? [Read more...]
Pronounced mem-cash-dee, Memcached was originally created by
Danga Interactive (the …