Project Page: github/memcached-client

This is a very simple client for testing a memcached instance using the binary protocol


Compile with the package command to create an executable jar with dependencies included

mvn package


java -jar target/memcached-client-1.0.jar

Default host is localhost:11211.

Can be changed with -DHOST setting

java -DHOST= -jar target/memcached-client-1.0.jar

Optionally set the rate to send keepalive requests to memcached with -DKEEPALIVE_RATE_MS=10000. Default is every 30 seconds (30000)


Commands to send are entered through stdin.

Supported commands:

  • SET key value
  • GET key
  • DELETE key