Memcached is a distributed memory caching system, which has been gaining in popularity in recent years owing to its efficiency. It is used to cache calls and responses between a database and the app that’s using it, which can increase the performance of your Internet site and lessen the generated load drastically. Anytime a page on an app-powered website is opened, the app connects to the database and "asks" what information should be shown, and then drags it. With Memcached, these procedures are omitted, as the platform has already cached all of the content that should be shown on a certain web page. In case any data is modified, the Memcached content is updated too, so the visitors will never see outdated content. Memcached is an excellent choice for every website that draws lots of visitors, as it will make it faster than the speed of sound and will improve the user experience.
Memcached in Cloud Web Hosting
If you host script-driven websites in a cloud web hosting account with our company, you can add the Memcached object caching system to your hosting package with only a couple of mouse clicks from your Hepsia Control Panel. The upgrade will be available immediately and, since the needed PHP extension is already installed on our advanced cloud hosting platform, you can start using it right away. To give you more versatility, we offer two different upgrades related to the number of instances (i.e. how many Internet sites will use Memcached) and to the amount of system memory that Memcached will use. The latter is available in increments of 16 MB and you can add memory whenever you want. Logically, the more memory Memcached is allowed to use, the more data it will cache, so if you own a traffic-intensive website with lots of data, you may require more memory in order to be able to make full use of the power that Memcached can offer you.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can add the Memcached distributed memory caching platform to any of the semi-dedicated servers that we’re offering and use its full capacity for any script-powered Internet site hosted by us. The upgrade is offered through the Hepsia Control Panel and you can choose two things – the instances and the memory. These things determine the number of the sites that can use the Memcached platform and the amount of memory that it will use to store your information. You can select them independently, since a given instance is not bound to a fixed amount of memory, so you can use a lot of memory for one regularly visited Internet site, for instance. This upgrade is offered in increments of 16 MB and you can order as much memory as you like. The Memcached platform can be used with any script-powered site regardless of its nature, including those based on widespread software apps like Drupal, Joomla or WordPress, and plenty of companies like Wikipedia and Zynga are already using it to increase the performance of their sites.
Memcached in VPS Servers
You will get Memcached with each of the VPS server packages offered by our company in case you pick Hepsia as your Control Panel and you will be able to activate the distributed memory object caching platform through the section with the exact same name. The setup requires several clicks of the mouse and you will see the difference in the performance of your Internet sites almost instantly. The amount of memory that the Memcached platform can employ to cache info depends on the particular VPS hosting package that you have chosen, but in any case it won’t be less than several hundred megabytes, which is more than enough even for multiple traffic-heavy sites. You can use the Memcached platform with websites driven by Joomla, WordPress or any other web app and lower the load on your virtual machine, which will enable you to continue using the current VPS plan rather than migrating to a more powerful one, since you will simply not need it. The Memcached platform is already being used by popular websites like Zynga, Wikipedia and Reddit, which is a proof of its effectiveness.
Memcached in Dedicated Servers
Each dedicated server that’s ordered with our Hepsia Control Panel comes with Memcached pre-installed by default, so you can start using the content caching system the moment your dedicated server is completely ready, without having to upgrade or install anything. The amount of memory that Memcached can use depends on the very server that you have picked, but as our servers are rather powerful and considering the fact that it’s likely that you will host resource-hungry sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use is 3 GB. This will enable you to optimize the performance of extremely popular sites without any effort and you’ll observe the difference soon after the Memcached caching system starts caching database calls. You can take full advantage of the caching system with any database-driven portal, including those based on popular Content Management Systems like WordPress and Joomla.