How To Install and Secure Memcached

As your websites grow and see an increase in traffic, one of the components that shows stress the fastest is the backend database, which can easily be overwhelmed by a modest increase in traffic. Memory object caching systems like Memcached can optimize back-end database performance by temporarily storing information in memory that would usually be retrieved from a database, thus reduce the number of direct requests to your databases. In this guide, we’ll discuss how to install and use memcached on your server.