Resources for “Distributed Caching with Memcached”

by Brad Fitzpatrick

I've been necessarily brief explaining both Memcached and LiveJournal's backend, so please e-mail me at for any more information. Also, check out the Memcached site ( and the Memcached mailing list.

Bonwick, Jeff. “The Slab Allocator: An Object-Caching Kernel Memory Allocator.” Boston USENIX Proceedings, 1994 (


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