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This module provides integration between Drupal and Memcached with the following features:

  • An API for using Memcached and the PECL Memcache or Memcached libraries with Drupal.
  • Memcache backends for the following systems (all drop-in):
    • Caching (
    • Locking (
    • Sessions ( (D6 only)
  • A module that provides a comprehensive administrative overview of Drupal's interaction with Memcached and stats.
  • A set of tests that can be run to test your memcache setup.

Upcoming release
Please help us test 7.x-1.6-rc3.


The most complete and up to date documentation is included with the module, in the README.txt file. There is also user-contributed documentation available but this tends to be more out of date.

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