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Memcache vs memcached: what is the difference?

Many people (and not only newbies) confuse memcache with memcached because of the names similarity. Let’s investigate the difference between these popular tools.

Some users think that memcache and memcached are both caching services, but it is not true. In fact, there is only one hash table based data caching service, and it is called Memcached. Using a client library it allows you to cache data in RAM of available servers.

But what is memcache then? More →