Memcached is a widespread distributed memory caching platform, which can accelerate the speed and the performance of your websites significantly in case they use a database or an API. This is accomplished by caching the calls to the API/database and the replies that are returned, so if a customer searches for a certain product on your Internet site, for example, the database will not have to be accessed to return the results and the entire task will be executed significantly faster. This is valid for all sorts of database-powered applications and not only for e-commerce portals, as anytime a page is accessed, the app connects to its database to fetch the content that should be displayed. With Memcached, not only will your site open considerably faster, but it will also create much less load. If any content in the database is modified, the cached responses will also be ‘refreshed’, so the users will not see any old info.

Memcached in Shared Hosting

The Memcached content caching system is available as an optional upgrade with each and every Linux shared hosting that we’re offering and you will be able to start using it once you add it, since the PHP extension that it needs so as to run correctly is pre-installed on our advanced cloud hosting platform. You can request the upgrade from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is available with every shared web hosting package and a new Control Panel section where you can administer Memcached will show up. The upgrade is separated into two parts – the instances and the memory, so as to give you more versatility. The first one refers to the number of the Internet sites which can use Memcached, whereas the second one, which is offered in increments of 16 megabytes, specifies the total size of the content that can be cached by the system. A traffic-heavy site with a large-sized database may need more memory so as to take an even bigger advantage of Memcached, so if you want to upgrade this feature, you will be able to do it at any time with several mouse clicks.

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 capacity for any script-driven site hosted by us. The upgrade is available through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can choose two things – the instances and the system memory. These things show the number of the websites that can use the Memcached platform and the amount of memory that it will use to cache your data. You can select them separately, since a given instance is not linked to a specific amount of system memory, so you can use plenty of memory for one resource-intensive Internet site, for example. This feature comes in increments of 16 megabytes and you can get as much memory as you wish. The Memcached platform can be used with any script-powered site regardless of its type, including those that are based on popular web applications like Drupal, WordPress or Joomla, and plenty of companies like Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to enhance the loading speed of their sites.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Each dedicated server that is ordered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can begin using the caching system as soon as your dedicated server is set up, without the need to upgrade or install anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can use depends on the dedicated server that you’ve picked, but as our servers are incredibly powerful and due to the fact that it’s likely that you will host resource-demanding websites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use will be three gigabytes. This will enable you to accelerate the performance of extremely large Internet sites with ease and you’ll detect the difference soon after Memcached begins caching database calls. You can take advantage of the system with any database-powered online portal, including those that are based on famous CMSs such as WordPress and Joomla.