DiskCache VS cashier

Compare DiskCache vs cashier and see what are their differences.


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


Persistent caching for python functions (by atmb4u)
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DiskCache cashier
5 1
1,777 82
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0.0 0.0
about 2 months ago over 3 years ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of DiskCache. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-14.


Posts with mentions or reviews of cashier. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-10.
  • Rememberer package
    2 projects | /r/Python | 10 Feb 2023
    cashier offers persistent caching that can persist across executions if you use explicit file paths for the cache.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing DiskCache and cashier you can also consider the following projects:

Beaker - WSGI middleware for sessions and caching

cachetools - Extensible memoizing collections and decorators

flask-cache-redis - :fire: Implementation of API Caching with Flask, Redis and Docker

python-diskcache - Persistent dict, backed by sqlite3 and pickle, multithread-safe.



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

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

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

pylibmc - A Python wrapper around the libmemcached interface from TangentOrg.

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