Memcached is a distributed memory caching system, which is used to increase the overall performance of database-powered websites by caching the calls and the responses between the visitor and the server. Simply put, anytime a given page on such a website is accessed, the script calls its database to request the information that should be displayed to the website visitor. In case the latter clicks on a link to go to a different web page, the entire process is repeated and this generates plenty of database calls and higher server load, particularly if the website has lots of concurrent visitors. Memcached "memorizes" this exchange of information, so if any of these pages is opened again, the script no longer has to cull any data from the database, as everything is delivered by the caching platform. In this way, the overall speed of your site will increase and you’ll enjoy more happy visitors and they will be able to navigate through your site faster. In addition, Memcached "refreshes" its cache when any info in the database is modified, so the website users will never see outdated data.

Memcached in Cloud Website Hosting

You can make use of the Memcached memory caching system with all Linux cloud website hosting offered by our company. It is available as an upgrade, which you can get with just a few mouse clicks via your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. It needs a PHP extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud platform, so you can begin using Memcached the moment you add it. The upgrade is separated into two parts, which will offer you more freedom depending on the websites that you wish to use it for. The first one determines the number of the sites that will use Memcached, or the so-called ‘instances’, while the second one is related to the system memory, in other words – to how much content Memcached will be able to cache. You can order more system memory in increments of 16 MB and the more memory you’ve added, the more content will be cached, which may be an exceptionally good idea for popular sites with very large databases and plenty of concurrent visitors. In this way, you can boost the overall performance of every script-powered site hosted on our servers without effort.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can add the Memcached object caching platform to any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting offered by our company and use its full capacity for any script-driven website hosted by us. The upgrade is offered through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can choose two things – the number of instances and the memory. These things specify the number of the sites that can use the Memcached caching platform and the amount of system memory that it will use to store your information. You can choose them separately, since one instance is not tied to a fixed amount of memory, so you can use lots of memory for one resource-requiring website, for instance. This feature is offered in increments of 16 megabytes and you can get as much memory as you want. The platform can be used with any script-driven site regardless of its nature, including those based on widespread software apps like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla, and many companies such as Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to optimize the loading speed of their sites.

Memcached in VPS Web Hosting

When you acquire a virtual private server from our company, you will be able to use Memcached at no extra fee, as the distributed memory caching platform comes with all virtual machines ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel. Even if you own content-loaded Internet sites, you’ll be able to accelerate their overall performance with ease and the lowered load on your VPS server will enable you to keep using your current VPS hosting package instead of migrating to a more powerful one. The amount of memory that Memcached can use to cache data depends on the package that you are using, but even with a lower-end one, you’ll get at least several hundred megabytes, which is considerably more than the amount of memory you’d get with a shared web hosting plan, so the website performance boost will be immense. You can take advantage of the Memcached platform with any database-powered application, regardless of whether you have written it yourself or you are using a ready-made one such as Joomla, OpenCart or WordPress.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Each dedicated server ordered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can begin using the object caching system the moment your server is ready, without needing to activate or upgrade anything. The amount of memory that Memcached can use depends on the dedicated server that you’ve chosen, but since our servers are very powerful and due to the fact that it’s likely that you’ll host resource-consuming Internet sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the system can use will be three gigabytes. This will allow you to boost the performance of very popular websites with no effort and you’ll see the difference soon after Memcached begins caching database requests. You can take full advantage of the Memcached caching system with any database-powered web page, including those that are based on widely used CMSs like Joomla and WordPress.