Memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but originally intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. Memcached is a very useful also in other cases, than only dynamic web applications. This guide explains howto install Memcached 1.6.14 stable version of distributed memory object caching system on Fedora 2 and CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5/6.10. Fedora 29/28/27/26, CentOS 7/6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 7/6 has Memcached on default repos, so extra repositories is not needed.