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A drop in replacement for python-memcached that uses ultramemcache

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A drop in replacement for python-memcached to use [ultramemcache]( as an interface instead of python sockets. Requires ultramemcache. Usage is the same as [python-memcached]( .

Install via pip.
pip install python-ultramemcached

import ultramemcache
mc = ultramemcache.Client([''], debug=0)

mc.set("some_key", "Some value")
value = mc.get("some_key")

mc.set("another_key", 3)

mc.set("key", "1") # note that the key used for incr/decr must be a string.

#Usage with Django
To use this package with Django, implement your own subclass of Django's `BaseMemcachedCache` backend like this:

from django.core.cache.backends.memcached import BaseMemcachedCache

class UltraMemcachedCache(BaseMemcachedCache):
"An implementation of a cache binding using python-ultramemcached"
def __init__(self, server, params):
import ultramemcache
super(MemcachedCache, self).__init__(server, params,

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