Memcached is a memory caching platform, which is used to accelerate the performance of database-driven websites by caching the queries and the replies between the user and the server. Simply put, anytime a specific web page on such a site is opened, the script sends a query to its database to get the info that should be displayed to the website visitor. If the latter clicks on a hyperlink to visit a different page, the entire procedure is executed again and this results in multiple database requests and higher server load, particularly if the site has a lot of concurrent visitors. Memcached "remembers" this exchange of information, so if any of these pages is visited again, the script no longer has to cull any info from the database, since everything is provided by the Memcached platform. Thus, the overall load speed of your website will increase and you’ll have more satisfied visitors and they’ll be able to surf through your website faster. Plus, Memcached "refreshes" its cache when any info in the database is edited, so the users will never end up seeing out-of-date data.
Memcached in Website Hosting
You can take advantage of the Memcached caching system with all Linux website hosting packages that we are offering. It’s offered as an upgrade, which you can order with just a couple of clicks from your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. It needs an extension, which is already 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 offer you more versatility depending on the sites that you want to use it for. The first part concerns the number of the websites that will use Memcached, or the ‘instances’, while the second one is related to the memory, in other words – to how much content the system will be able to cache. You can order more system memory in increments of 16 megabytes and the more memory you’ve ordered, the more content will be cached, which may be a quite good idea for busy sites with large-sized databases and plenty of users. In this way, you can increase the loading speed of every script-powered site hosted on our cloud servers with ease.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can get the Memcached content caching system as an optional upgrade with all our Linux semi-dedicated packages and since it works with any script-powered application, you can use it for every website that you host on our semi-dedicated servers, irrespective of what app you have used – Mambo, Joomla or WordPress, a custom-developed application, etc. You can order the upgrade via the corresponding section of the Hepsia Control Panel from which you administer your semi-dedicated account, and you can choose two separate things – the instances and the amount of system memory that they will use. To put it simply, these things determine the number of the websites that will use the Memcached caching system and the amount of system memory that the system will be able to use to store your information. The two things are ordered separately for more freedom and one instance does not come bundled with a fixed amount of system memory. You can make full use of the Memcached system with any sort of site and both you and the visitors will swiftly detect the difference in the overall performance.
Memcached in VPS Web Hosting
Memcached is included by default with every virtual private server offered by us on the condition that you pick Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel, so you will not have to pay any extra cash to be able to take advantage of the potential of this content caching system. The more powerful VPS hosting package you choose, the more memory Memcached will have for content caching purposes, but you will have no less than several hundred MB at all times, which is much more than the amount of memory you would get with a shared web hosting package. This will allow you to use Memcached for many sites, irrespective of how busy they are, which in turn means that you can use a less powerful package for them without overloading your Virtual Private Server. The Memcached caching system is suitable for script-powered software applications like WordPress, Joomla, OpenCart or Mambo, and you can utilize it even with a custom app. Shortly after you enable the Memcached caching system, it will start storing information and you’ll see the enhanced performance of your websites.
Memcached in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Each dedicated server that is ordered with our Hepsia Control Panel comes with Memcached pre-installed by default, so you can begin using this caching system as soon as your dedicated server is configured, without needing to install or upgrade anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can use depends on the very server that you have selected, but as our servers are amazingly powerful and considering the fact that it is likely that you will host resource-consuming websites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the system can use is three gigabytes. This will allow you to accelerate the overall performance of very busy Internet sites with ease and you’ll notice the difference shortly after Memcached begins caching database requests. You can make full use of the Memcached system with any database-driven portal, including those based on famous Content Management Systems like Joomla and WordPress.