Memcached is a content caching platform, which is used to accelerate the speed of database-driven sites by caching the requests and the responses between the website visitor and the server. Put simply, every time a certain web page on such a site is visited, the script sends a query to its database to get the info that should be shown to the visitor. If the latter clicks a hyperlink to open some other page, the whole procedure is performed again and this leads to lots of database calls and higher load on the server, even more so if the website has a lot of simultaneous visitors. Memcached "memorizes" this exchange of information, so in case any of these pages is requested again, the script no longer needs to call any info from the database, as everything is delivered by the caching platform. In this way, the overall speed of your site will "soar" and you will get more happy visitors and they will be able to browse your website much faster. Additionally, the Memcached platform "refreshes" its cache when any data in the database is altered, so the site users will never end up seeing out-of-date content.

Memcached in Cloud Website Hosting

You can make use of the Memcached data caching system with all Linux cloud website hosting packages offered by our company. It is available as an upgrade, which you can obtain with just a couple of clicks through your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. It requires a PHP extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform, so you can start using the Memcached caching system as soon as you order it. The upgrade is subdivided into two parts, which will give you more flexibility depending on the sites that you wish to use it for. The first part reveals 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 get more memory in increments of 16 MB and the more memory you’ve ordered, the more data will be cached, which may be an exceptionally good idea for traffic-heavy websites with large-size databases and lots of concurrent visitors. In this way, you can increase the speed of any script-based Internet site hosted on our servers without efforts.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can add the Memcached object caching platform to any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we are offering and make use of its full potential for any script-driven website hosted on our servers. The upgrade is available through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can select two features – the instances and the system memory. These things show the number of the sites that can use the Memcached caching platform and the amount of memory that it will use to store your data. You can choose them separately, since a given instance is not tied to a particular amount of system memory, so you can use plenty of memory for one resource-heavy website, for instance. This feature comes in increments of 16 megabytes 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 popular web apps like Drupal, Joomla or WordPress, and a lot of companies such as Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to accelerate the loading speed of their sites.

Memcached in VPS

Memcached comes by default with every virtual private server that we’re offering on the condition that you pick Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel, so you won’t have to pay any extra money to be able to take advantage of the full capacity of this memory caching system. The more powerful plan you select, the more system memory Memcached will have for content caching purposes, but you’ll have no less than several hundred MB all the time, which is much more than what you’d get with a shared web hosting package. This will allow you to use Memcached for multiple Internet sites, regardless of how large they are, which in turn means that you can use a low-end plan for them without overloading your virtual machine. The caching system is suitable for script-based apps like WordPress, Joomla, OpenCart or Mambo, and you can use it even with a custom-developed app. Shortly after you activate the Memcached system, it will start storing data and you’ll distinguish the enhanced overall performance of your sites.

Memcached in Dedicated Hosting

You can take advantage of the full potential of Memcached with each dedicated server that we are offering if you select Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel. A special section in it is dedicated to the memory caching system and you can begin using Memcached for any Internet site hosted on the dedicated machine with just a couple of clicks of the mouse. You can boost the performance of any website, irrespective of what script-based web application you’re using or how busy the site is, as the minimum amount of system memory that Memcached will be able to use is 3 GB and this amount rises substantially with the higher-end servers. Soon after the caching system is enabled, it will begin caching information every time someone browses your site, so, as soon as sufficient information has been cached, you’ll distinguish the reduced server load and the optimized performance of your website. The Memcached caching system is being used by many sites, including popular portals such as Wikipedia, Zynga and Reddit, which is a confirmation of the effectiveness of the caching system.