DiskCache VS python-diskcache

Compare DiskCache vs python-diskcache and see what are their differences.


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


Persistent dict, backed by sqlite3 and pickle, multithread-safe. (by RaRe-Technologies)
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DiskCache python-diskcache
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Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of python-diskcache. 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 DiskCache and python-diskcache 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



cashier - Persistent caching for python functions

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.