Drupal 8 Memcache


One of the most recommended options for in-memory caching is memcached: Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering. Redis, which is an advanced key-value store, can be thought of in this context as a drop-in replacement for memcached. The following documentation describes how to configure the Memcache API and Integration (Memcache) module for Drupal 8. The Memcache module provides an API for using Memcached and the PECL Memcache or Memcached libraries with Drupal and provides backends for Drupal’s caching and locking systems. In this blog post, our technical lead Kevin guides you through the best caching strategies for Drupal 8. Interested in how D8's flow has been improved and how to use Memcache for yourself in the best possible way? Flow improvements with Drupal 8. The way data is cached has been overhauled and optimized in Drupal 8. Drupal Memcache + Drupal Memcache Storage modules Use Varnish Cache: If you want to improve the performance of your website without using Varnish is like trying to cook without a pan! Varnish is an advanced and very fast reverse-proxy system.

Below you will find instructions on configuring your Drupal project to work with Docksal.Some settings are required; others are optional or enhancements. Please review carefully.

DB Connection Settings (required)

Below are sample settings for Drupal 7 and Drupal8.

Drupal 7 and 8

Drupal 8 Release

File permissions fix (required)

To make sure files and folders generated by Drupal are writable add the following to your settings.php file.

Drupal 7

Drupal 8

You may also have to reset permissions on the existing files folder.The following command will recursively set folders to 777 (rwx) and files to 666 (rw).

Reverse Proxy Settings (optional)


In some cases you have to let Drupal know if HTTPS is used. Add the following lines to settings.php:

Drupal 7

Drupal 8

Drupal 8 Memcache Configuration

Memcache Settings (optional)

Follow Memcached instructions.

Use memcached:11211 as the memcached endpoint.

Drupal 7

Farming simulator 17 - platinum edition download. Edit settings.php and add the following lines to point Drupal to the memcached service.
Replace </path/to/memcache-module> with the path to memcache module in your project, e.g., sites/all/modules/contrib/memcache.

Drupal 8

Enable the Memcache module in Drupal.

Drupal 8 Memcache

Configuring memcache in Drupal 8 requires the Memcache module to first be enabled.(Re)installing a Drupal 8 site with these settings will fail.Comment the settings out, (re)install, then uncomment the settings back.

Edit settings.php and add the following lines to point Drupal to the memcached service.