Memcached is a distributed memory caching platform, which has been gaining in popularity lately because of its efficiency. It is used to cache queries and replies between a database and the app that is using it, which can increase the overall performance of your site and decrease the created load substantially. Every time a page on an application-driven Internet site is accessed, the app connects to the database and "asks" what information should be shown, and then fetches it. With Memcached, these steps are omitted, as the platform has already cached the content that should appear on a given page. In case any content is edited, the Memcached content is ‘refreshed’ too, so the website visitors will never see out-of-date data. The Memcached platform is a perfect option for every Internet site that attracts numerous viewers, as it will increase its loading speed and will improve the overall user experience.

Memcached in Cloud Website Hosting

You can make use of the Memcached data caching system with all Linux cloud website hosting plans that we are offering. It is available as an optional upgrade, which you can get with just a couple of mouse clicks via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. It requires an extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud website hosting platform, so you can begin using the Memcached caching system once you add it. The upgrade is separated into two parts, which will offer you more versatility depending on the Internet sites that you want to use it for. The first part indicates the number of the websites that will use Memcached, or the ‘instances’, while the second one refers to the system memory, i.e. to how much content the system will be able to cache. You can get more system memory in increments of 16 megabytes and the more memory you’ve got, the more content will be cached, which may be a really good idea for frequently visited websites with large databases and lots of simultaneous visitors. Thus, you can improve the performance of every script-driven Internet site hosted on our cloud servers without efforts.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can get the Memcached distributed memory caching system as an upgrade with all our semi-dedicated plans and since it works with any script-based application, you can use it for any Internet site that you host on our servers, irrespective of what application you have used – Mambo, Joomla or WordPress, a custom-built application, etc. You can add the upgrade via the corresponding section of the Hepsia Control Panel from which you manage your semi-dedicated server account, and you can select two separate things – the instances and the amount of memory that they will use. In other words, these things specify the number of the websites that will use Memcached and the maximum amount of system memory that the system will be able to use to cache your info. The two features are offered separately for more flexibility and one instance does not come with a particular amount of memory. You can take full advantage of Memcached with any sort of website and both you and the site visitors will swiftly see the difference in the overall performance.

Memcached in VPS Servers

Memcached comes as standard with all Linux VPS servers ordered with our custom-developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The PHP extension it needs so as to work correctly is compiled when the VPS server is configured, so you can start using the content caching platform once your new VPS server is completely ready. The memory that Memcached can use depends on the particular VPS plan, but even with the lower-end plans, you’ll get several hundred megabytes that will be at your disposal exclusively for this platform. This will permit you to enhance the performance of numerous sites hosted on the VPS simultaneously and to lower the load on the machine even if you’ve got regularly visited script-powered online portals with a lot of viewers. The caching platform can be used with any script – Joomla, Drupal or Mambo, or a custom one, and you will distinguish the better overall performance soon after you start using it.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers

Memcached comes for free with all dedicated web hosting plans that we’re offering and the one and only requirement is that the server must be ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel. You can use the memory caching system for any database-driven website, including those based on widely used apps – for instance, a WordPress personal diary or a Joomla-driven community website. Each server is tied to a specific amount of memory that the Memcached system can employ, but the minimum amount you’ll get is 3 GB, which is quite enough to increase the load speed of very busy sites seriously, as this very memory will be dedicated to storing the cached content. The system will start storing data the moment it’s activated, so soon thereafter, you’ll detect the improved overall performance of your Internet sites and the decreased server load. Plenty of Internet sites use the Memcached caching system to increase their efficacy, including famous ones such as Wikipedia and Reddit.