Memcached is a content caching platform, which is used to accelerate the loading speed of database-driven sites by caching the queries and the replies between the user and the server. In other words, every time a specific web page on such a website is opened, the script sends a database query to get the info that should be shown to the website visitor. If the latter clicks a link to open some other web page, the entire operation is carried out again and this leads to numerous database requests and high load on the server, even more so if the website has a lot of concurrent visitors. Memcached "remembers" this exchange of information, so in case any of these pages is requested again, the script no longer needs to extract any information from the database, as everything is delivered by the Memcached platform. In this way, the overall loading speed of your website will "soar" and you will get more happy visitors and they’ll be able to browse your website much faster. Also, the Memcached platform updates its cache whenever any information in the database is altered, so the users will never end up seeing old content.

Memcached in Cloud Web Hosting

Memcached comes as an upgrade with each and every cloud web hosting account that we are offering and in case you’d like to use it for any script-based site that you host on our advanced cloud website hosting platform, you will be able to enable it in a couple of easy steps via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. During the process, you will be given the option to upgrade two separate features – the instances and the system memory. The first one refers to the number of the Internet sites that can use the Memcached caching system at the same time, so if you need it for several websites, you can get a handful of instances. The second one refers to the total amount of memory that Memcached will be allowed to use to cache content, so for lots of websites (or for one large-sized site), you’d better get more memory for improved performance. The memory is offered in increments of 16 MB and more memory can be ordered every time you need it. With Memcached, each script-based Internet site hosted on our servers will open unbelievably fast.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you acquire one of our semi-dedicated server packages, you’ll find Memcached as an optional upgrade in the Upgrades part of the Hepsia Control Panel, so if you would like to use it for any of the websites hosted in your semi-dedicated account, you can add it with only a couple of clicks of the mouse. The platform is ideal for any script-driven application like Joomla, WordPress, or even a custom-developed app, and depending on your needs, you’ll be able to choose two different features – how many sites will use the Memcached platform, in other words – the number of instances; and how much content will be stored, i.e. the amount of memory that the platform will use. The two features are not tied to each other, so if you own a popular website with lots of content, you can get one instance and a larger amount of system memory. The Memcached caching platform will increase the performance of your Internet sites soon after you activate it and both you and your visitors will enjoy better loading speeds.

Memcached in VPS Servers

When you obtain a VPS server from us, you will be able to use Memcached at no extra price, as the platform comes with all servers ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you manage traffic-consuming websites, you will be able to boost their overall performance without effort and the reduced load on the server will permit you to keep your current Virtual Private Server package instead of migrating to a more powerful one. The amount of memory that the Memcached platform can use to store info depends on the package that you are using, but even with a low-end one, you will get at least several hundred MB, which is considerably more than what you’d get with a shared package, so the website performance boost will be incredible. You can take advantage of Memcached with any database-driven application, no matter if you have built it on your own or you are using a ready-made one like WordPress, OpenCart or Joomla.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers

Each dedicated server that’s ordered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can begin using the data caching system the moment the server is fully operational, without the need to install or upgrade anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can employ depends on the dedicated server that you have picked, but as our servers are rather powerful and due to the fact that it is likely that you will host resource-demanding Internet sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use will be 3 GB. This will permit you to improve the overall performance of very large sites without effort and you’ll detect the difference shortly after the Memcached system starts caching database calls. You can make use of the caching system with any database-driven site, including those based on famous CMSs such as Joomla and WordPress.