And then there is another software that is really handy MemcacheDB, which is like memcached but is persistent. […] It’s very very fast, super-handy, we store far more data in MemcacheDB than we do in Postgres
Lesson learned: take such pieces of advise with a grain of salt and always test your scenario.
- It looks like Steve was not working at Reddit anymore at the time the presentation was made and so he might not have been aware of the problems related to MemcacheDB. (↩)