pylibmc VS HermesCache

Compare pylibmc vs HermesCache and see what are their differences.


A Python wrapper around the libmemcached interface from TangentOrg. (by lericson)
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pylibmc HermesCache
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2 months ago about 8 years ago
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pylibmc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-11.
  • Memcached on Heroku w/ Django : can't install pylibmc / memcacheify
    3 projects | /r/codehunter | 11 Apr 2022
    I've spent a lot of time on this and it's clearly beyond my newbie understanding/skills. I tried to install django-heroku-memcacheify with pip install, which throws errors. I tracked the problem down to pylibmc, which is causing all the problems. Here's one of the interesting parts of the error log:


Posts with mentions or reviews of HermesCache. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pylibmc and HermesCache you can also consider the following projects:

DiskCache - Python disk-backed cache (Django-compatible). Faster than Redis and Memcached. Pure-Python.

django-cacheops - A slick ORM cache with automatic granular event-driven invalidation.

django-cache-machine - Automatic caching and invalidation for Django models through the ORM.

Beaker - WSGI middleware for sessions and caching


django-viewlet - Render template parts with extended cache control.

johnny-cache - johnny cache django caching framework

Cachier - Persistent, stale-free, local and cross-machine caching for Python functions.

Zict - Useful Mutable Mappings

Chest - Simple spill-to-disk dictionary