My first Django snippet: Another Memcache status view

Hooray! I posted by first Django snippet today. It’s a [status view for your memcache server(s)](

I had originally used [this snippet](, but the regex and socket thing never quite sat right with me.

Turns out that django.core.cache has a _cache object with a nice get_status() function. It returns a list of tuples — one for each server in your CACHE_BACKEND setting — the first item of each tuple is the server name/IP and port, the second item of the tuple is a dictionary with all the relevant stats you could need.

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Python developer, Agile practitioner trying desperately not to be a pointy haired boss.
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