How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu Linux

How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu Linux

Author: Website for Students

Date: October 16, 2021 

Category: Tips and tricks, Tutorials

This post shows students and new users steps to install and use Memcached on Ubuntu Linux. Memcached is a free, open source, high-performance in-memory key-value data store. It allows repeated PHP object or database calls to be cached in system memory to help speed up dynamic web applications.

Memcached can be used with dynamic web applications like WordPress, Drupal and others to speed up applications by caching various objects from the results of API and database calls.

There’s an alternative to Memcached called Redis, but Memcached is lightweight, matured and suitable for most applications. If you’re going to be running

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