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Paolo Iannelli

Sr. Software Engineer / Software Architect at LeaseWeb

Location
Amsterdam Area, Netherlands
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Interests
Python, Big Data, Scalability, High Availability, Performance
Description
Senior Software Engineer and Architect with more than 8 years experience.
Strong in critical thinking, problem solving and high performance architectures.
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How To Use Memcache with Magento

Posted on : 11-04-2011 | By : Paolo Iannelli | In : E-Commerce, Magento

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In this short post I will show you how to use memcache in your magento setup.

First of all you need to install memcache and start it. If you are using a debian/ubuntu/aptitude enabled OS, you may run:

Once this is done, you need to modify your app/etc/local.xml file and locate the <cache> tag. Once you find it, you may replace it with the following :

And that’s all, you don’t have to do anything else ! Meanwhile, to give your shop another boost, you may enable compression, if your server is capable enough to handle it.

If you have any problems or questions, please leave a comment below !