Memcached is a commonly used distributed memory object caching platform, which can enhance the loading speed and the overall performance of your sites drastically in case they use a database or an API. This is achieved by caching the calls to the database/API and the replies that are returned, so when someone conducts a search for some product on your website, for example, the database will not have to be accessed to display the results and the entire procedure will be performed noticeably quicker. This goes for all kinds of database-driven applications and not only for Internet shops, as every time a given web page is opened, the app sends a database request to get the data that should be displayed. With Memcached, not only will your site load much faster, but it will also create much less load. If any data in the database is updated, the cached responses will also be ‘refreshed’, so the visitors won’t see any out-of-date information.

Memcached in Cloud Web Hosting

The Memcached content caching system is offered as an upgrade with each and every cloud web hosting plan that we’re offering and you can begin using it as soon as you activate it, as the extension that it needs in order to work properly is already present on our leading-edge cloud hosting platform. You can request the upgrade via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is available with every shared hosting plan and a brand new section where you can manage Memcached will appear. The upgrade is separated into two parts – the instances and the memory, so as to give you more freedom. The first one shows the number of the sites which can use Memcached, while the second one, which is available in increments of 16 megabytes, specifies the total size of the content that the system can cache. A popular site with a large-sized database may need more memory to take an even greater advantage of the Memcached caching system, so if you want to upgrade this feature, you’ll be able to do it at any time with a couple of clicks.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you decide to host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account, you will be able to take advantage of Memcached effortlessly, as the platform’s activation requires a few mouse clicks from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The extension that is required is already installed on our semi-dedicated servers, so you can start using the Memcached platform as soon as you add it to your account. You will be able to choose how many Internet sites can use it and how much data it will cache, in other words – there’re two different upgradable features – the instances and the memory. You can add more of both, so if one of your websites becomes extremely popular, for example, you can always get more memory. Our system is pretty flexible in this regard and we do not bind a specific number of instances to a pre-defined amount of system memory. You can take advantage of the Memcached platform to boost the loading speed of any script-powered website, including those based on widely used web-based applications, such as WordPress or Joomla.

Memcached in VPS Servers

When you buy a VPS server from our company, you’ll be able to use Memcached at no extra fee, as the memory caching platform is offered with all servers ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you own popular websites, you will be able to enhance their overall performance without effort and the decreased load on your virtual server will enable you to continue using your current VPS package rather than migrating to a more powerful one. The amount of memory that Memcached can use to store info depends on the plan that you’re using, but even with a low-end one, you will have no less than several hundred megabytes, which is significantly more than the amount of memory you’d get with a shared web hosting package, so the website performance boost will be substantial. You can use Memcached with any database-driven web application, regardless of whether you’ve created it on your own or you are using a ready-made one such as Joomla, WordPress or OpenCart.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers

Each dedicated server that is ordered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can begin using the distributed memory object caching system once your dedicated server is completely functional, without needing to install or upgrade anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can use depends on the dedicated server that you have picked, but since our servers are quite powerful and considering the fact that it is likely that you will host resource-heavy websites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use is 3 gigabytes. This will permit you to improve the performance of extremely busy websites without efforts and you’ll note the difference soon after the Memcached system starts caching database requests. You can use the caching system with any database-driven website, including those that are based on famous Content Management Systems such as Joomla and WordPress.