Memcached is a famous distributed memory object caching system, which can improve the loading speed and the performance of your websites substantially 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 delivered, so when somebody conducts a search for a given product on your Internet site, for instance, the database will not have to be accessed to display the results and the whole procedure will be completed noticeably faster. That goes for all types of database-driven apps and not only for Internet shops, as anytime a given page is accessed, the app sends a request to its database to get the data that should be shown. With Memcached, not only will your website load much faster, but it will also produce much less load. If any data in the database is edited, the cached responses will also be updated, so the users won’t see any out-of-date information.
Memcached in Web Hosting
The Memcached caching system is available as an upgrade with every Linux web hosting offered by us and you’ll be able to begin using it once you order it, as the PHP extension that it requires in order to run properly is pre-installed on our leading-edge cloud platform. You can request the upgrade from the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes bundled with every hosting plan and a brand new Control Panel section where you can administer Memcached will appear. The upgrade is separated into two parts – the instances and the memory, so as to offer you more flexibility. The first one shows the number of the Internet sites which can use Memcached, while the second, which is offered in increments of 16 megabytes, defines the maximum size of the content that the system can cache. A traffic-heavy site with a large-sized database may need more memory in order to take an even bigger advantage of Memcached, so in case you would like to upgrade this feature, you will be able to do it at any time with a few clicks.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can add the Memcached data caching platform to any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we are offering and make use of its full potential for any script-driven site hosted on our servers. The upgrade is offered through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can choose two things – the instances and the amount of system memory. These things show how many websites can use the Memcached platform and the amount of memory that it will use to store your information. You can select them independently, since one instance is not tied to a specific amount of memory, so you can use plenty of memory for one resource-intensive site, for instance. This upgrade is available in increments of 16 megabytes and you can get as much memory as you wish. The platform can be used with any script-driven website regardless of its nature, including those that are based on widely used web-based apps like Drupal, Joomla or WordPress, and lots of companies such as Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to boost the speed of their websites.
Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting
Any dedicated server that’s ordered with our Hepsia Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can start using this object caching system the moment your dedicated server is assembled, without needing to install or upgrade anything. The amount of memory that Memcached can use depends on the dedicated server that you have picked, but as our servers are pretty powerful and due to the fact that it’s likely that you will host resource-consuming Internet sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use will be three gigabytes. This will enable you to improve the overall performance of extremely heavy websites without effort and you will 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-powered site, including those based on widely used CMSs like WordPress and Joomla.