Using Memcached with .NET C#
In order to use Memcached with .NET C# you will need a .NET C# Memcached client. In the following sections, we will demonstrate the use of EnyimMemcached, a .NET client library for Memcached written in C#.
To install EnyimMemcached, run the following command in the Package Manager Console:
PM> Install-Package EnyimMemcached
Opening a Connection to Memcached Using EnyimMemcached
The following code creates a connection to Memcached using EnyimMemcached:
using Enyim.Caching; using Enyim.Caching.Configuration; using Enyim.Caching.Memcached; MemcachedClientConfiguration config = new MemcachedClientConfiguration(); config.Servers.Add(new IPEndPoint("hostname", port)); config.Protocol = MemcachedProtocol.Binary; config.Authentication.Type = typeof(PlainTextAuthenticator); config.Authentication.Parameters["userName"] = "username"; config.Authentication.Parameters["password"] = "password"; config.Authentication.Parameters["zone"] = ""; var mc = new MemcachedClient(config);
To adapt this example to your code, make sure that you replace the following values with those of your bucket:
- In line 6, the first argument to
IPEndPointshould be your bucket’s hostname or IP address
- In line 6, the second argument to
IPEndPointshould be your bucket’s port
- In line 9,
userNameshould be set with your bucket’s username
- In line 10,
passwordshould be set with your bucket’s password
Reading and Writing Data with EnyimMemcached
Once connected to Memcached, you can start reading and writing data. The following code snippet writes the value
bar to the Memcached key
foo, reads it back, and prints it:
///<summary> ///open a connection to Memcached ///</summary> ... mc.Store(StoreMode.Set, "foo", "bar"); var value = mc.Get("foo"); Console.WriteLine(value);
The output of the above code should be:
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