Investigating Data in Memcached

Intro Almost every company I can think of uses Memcached at some layer of their stack, however I haven’t until recently found a great way to take a snapshot of the keys in memory and their associated metadata such as expire time, LRU time, the value size and whether its been expired or flushed. The tool to do this is called peep Installing Peep The main thing about installing peep is that you have to compile memcached with debugging symbols. [Read More]