Memcached is a famous object caching system, which can increase the loading speed and the overall performance of your sites immensely in case they use a database or an API. This is achieved by caching the requests to the API/database and the replies that are returned, so when a customer searches for a certain product on your Internet site, for instance, the database will not have to be accessed to display the results and the entire task will be executed considerably faster. This goes for all types of database-driven applications and not only for online stores, since every time a specific page is opened, the application sends a request to its database to fetch the content that should be displayed. With Memcached, not only will your site open noticeably faster, but it will also create much less load. If any data in the database is edited, the cached responses will also be ‘refreshed’, so the users will not see any out-of-date info.

Memcached in Web Hosting

You can use the Memcached content caching system with all Linux web hosting offered by us. It is offered as an optional upgrade, which you can obtain with only a few clicks via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. It requires a PHP extension, which is already installed on our cloud web hosting platform, so you can begin using Memcached as soon as you order it. The upgrade is divided into two parts, which will give you more freedom depending on the sites that you want to use it for. The first part specifies the number of the websites that will use the Memcached caching system, or the so-called ‘instances’, while the second one refers to the memory, in other words – to how much content the system will be able to cache. You can order more memory in increments of 16 MB and the more memory you’ve ordered, the more content will be cached, which may be a good idea for high-demand sites with large databases and plenty of users. Thus, you can optimize the overall performance of every script-based site hosted on our cloud servers without effort.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can add the Memcached object caching platform to any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we’re offering and make use of its full potential for any script-powered site hosted by us. The upgrade is accessible through the Hepsia Control Panel and you can select two things – the instances and the amount of memory. These things determine how many websites can use Memcached and the amount of system memory that it will use to cache your data. You can select them independently, since one instance is not bound to a fixed amount of system memory, so you can use a lot of memory for one popular website, for instance. This feature is available in increments of 16 megabytes and you can order as much memory as you want. The Memcached platform can be used with any script-driven site irrespective of its nature, including those that are based on popular software apps like Joomla, Drupal or WordPress, and plenty of companies such as Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to optimize the overall performance of their sites.

Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting

Any dedicated server that is ordered with our Hepsia Control Panel comes with Memcached pre-installed by default, so you can start using the object caching system the moment the dedicated server is up and running, without the need to upgrade or activate anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can employ depends on the very server that you have picked, but since our servers are remarkably powerful and given the fact that it’s likely that you will host resource-intensive Internet sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the system can use will be 3 gigabytes. This will allow you to accelerate the performance of very heavy Internet sites with no effort and you will notice the difference soon after the Memcached system starts caching database calls. You can make full use of the Memcached system with any database-powered website, including those that are based on famous CMSs such as WordPress and Joomla.