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In my previous article, I showed you how to install Memcached, the service daemon. Now, if you would like your PHP software to interface with that daemon, you will want to install a PHP extension for it.
There are actually two separate implementations of a PHP Client that wraps the memcached (daemon); both are provided via the PECL library. One is called ‘memcache’ and the other is called ‘memcached’. I know that it is a little confusing that ‘memcached’ shares the same name as the daemon itself, More >
# Updates # 01/02/13 – Updated RPM locations
Before diving into Memcache specifically, let’s take a step back. What is caching? Why should you care and why should you use it? Caching is used for two very important reasons: to speed up the delivery of the pages and to alleviate system resources. Caching is used to speed up dynamic sites; database driven sites will benefit most form caching. Think about a WordPress site. Each page you visit is not an actually file, but rather an amalgamation of the More >
# Updates # 06/22/11 – Updated guide to use the latest version of Icecast (2.3.2)
*Note – This does NOT work on 64 bit CentOS (x86_64); it will only install for 32 bit (i386). If you need to install on 64 bit, use the guide found here: http://support.cast-control.net/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=69. Once you got it installed, you can start from my Step #3 – Configuration. I tested their guide on my personal server and it worked perfectly.Icecast Installation Guide for CentOS 5
I ran across a request from a customer recently asking me to install Icecast. I didn’t find any easy guides out More >