Does Phalcon Need Memcache ?

We knew the Phalcon is very faster than other framework .

check this http://docs.phalconphp.com/en/latest/reference/benchmark/hello-world.html

But does Phalcon still need Memcache to improve speed ?



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Access a busy database is expensive for a web application, it often involves many accesses to hard disks and/or networks , Memcached allows you to temporary store data directly in memory instead of access a busy database all the time improving speed.

You can get rid of default session's handler (files) and to use memcacheD as a session bag instead. So, it is favorable to cache some apps parts even with Phalcon.