This blog post is to increase awareness of a new service in SharePoint Server 2013 Preview called the Distributed Cache service. The Distributed Cache service provides caching functionality to features (not to beconfused with site features) in SharePoint Server 2013. The Distributed Cache service is either required by or improves performance of the following features:
For an overview of the Distributed Cache service, see http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj219700(office.15).aspx.
When you plan a deployment of SharePoint Server 2013 Preview, planning for the Distributed Cache service is important. Consider the following items when planning your deployment:
For more information about planning for the Distributed Cache service, see http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj219572(office.15).aspx
For more information about managing the Distributed Cache service, see http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj219613(office.15).aspx
Senior Technical Writer
SharePoint Server Enterprise Solutions Team.