Memcached is a distributed memory caching platform, which has been gaining in popularity in recent years due to its efficiency. It’s used to cache calls and replies between a database and the app that uses it, which can accelerate the performance of your site and reduce the created server load tremendously. Every time a webpage on an application-powered Internet site is opened, the app connects to the database and "asks" what information should be displayed, and then extracts it. With Memcached, these procedures are omitted, as the platform has already cached the content that should be shown on a certain web page. When any data is changed, the Memcached content is updated as well, so the visitors will never end up seeing out-of-date content. The platform is an ideal solution for every site that draws many viewers, since it will make it faster than light and will enhance the overall user experience.
Memcached in Hosting
Memcached comes as an upgrade with each hosting offered by us and you’ll be able to begin using it as soon as you enable it, as the extension that it needs so as to function correctly is already available on our avant-garde cloud web hosting platform. You can request the upgrade through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes bundled with each shared hosting package and a new section where you can administer Memcached will show up. The upgrade is separated into two parts – the instances and the amount of memory, so as to offer you more flexibility. The first one refers to the number of the sites which can use the Memcached caching system, while the second one, which is available in increments of 16 megabytes, defines the maximum size of the content that the system can cache. A frequently visited Internet site with a large 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 given point with a couple of clicks.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can add the Memcached data caching platform to any of the semi-dedicated hosting offered by our company and make use of its full potential for any script-driven Internet site hosted on our servers. The upgrade is available through the Hepsia Control Panel and you can choose two things – the instances and the memory. These things indicate the number of the sites that can use Memcached and the amount of memory that it will use to store your data. You can select them separately, since one instance is not bound to a particular amount of memory, so you can use plenty of memory for one large website, for instance. This upgrade comes in increments of 16 MB and you can get as much memory as you want. The platform can be used with any script-driven site regardless of its type, including those that are based on widespread web apps like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal, and a lot of companies such as Wikipedia and Zynga are already using it to enhance the speed of their sites.
Memcached in VPS Hosting
If you obtain a virtual private server from us, you’ll be able to use Memcached at no additional charge, as the caching platform is offered with all servers ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel. Even if you’ve got resource-heavy websites, you will be able to optimize their performance without any effort and the reduced load on your VPS server will allow you to keep your current Virtual Private Server hosting plan instead of upgrading to a more powerful one. The amount of system memory that the Memcached caching platform can use to store content depends on the package that you are using, but even with a lower-end one, you will get no less than several hundred MB, which is significantly more than what you’d get with a shared hosting plan, so the website performance boost will be great. You can use the Memcached platform with any database-driven application, regardless of whether you’ve built it yourself or you are using a ready-for-use one such as WordPress, Joomla or OpenCart.
Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting
Memcached comes for free with all dedicated web hosting offered by us and the sole condition is that the dedicated machine must be ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel. You can use the caching system for any database-powered Internet site, including those based on famous Internet applications – for example, a WordPress weblog or a Joomla-powered social networking website. Each server comes with a different amount of system memory that the Memcached caching system can use, but the minimum amount you will get is 3 GB, which is quite enough to improve the speed of extremely busy sites enormously, as this memory will be dedicated to storing the cached info. The Memcached system will begin caching info as soon as it is enabled, so soon thereafter, you will notice the improved overall performance of your Internet sites and the decreased load on your server. Lots of Internet sites use the Memcached system to enhance their efficacy, including popular ones like Wikipedia and Reddit.