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NCache is now in nginx core , you can use it as nginx proxy cache. see here

NCache is out of maintaince from 2009.1.1

What is ncache?

a web cache system base on nginx web server. faster and more efficient than squid.

we have published a release version 2.3 on 32-bit linux and a release version 3.1_64 on 64-bit linux now, you can see the change log here

if you want to improve your ncache performance (32-bit) please see this wiki paper: AdviceIOPerfomance

and we will maintain it be fresh.

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there is also have some BUGS, so if you find it please tell us, thanks alot.


  • The large storage can save over 30,000,000 caches
  • The self sort share memory hash index
  • Base on the fastest web server framework : nginx
  • The high throughput and high concurrent volume of the cache request
  • Without http headers cache
  • Low cpu cost and low iowait
  • Memory cache the hottest data by MMAP like "varnish"
  • Texturixer storage system
  • Auto delete cache file when it is cold

How to use?

You can see it on the wiki paper HowToNcacheV2 and HowToNcacheV3.

Problem yet~

  • only support on linux 2.6 up (64-bit can support freebsd).
  • do not have enough information about the Run-time statistics

The ncache Subversion repository is available

Domain Expiration

  • The domain expired in 2013 and was picked up at the godaddy auctions and the content was reset to point to the ncache project hosted on
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