Find out what Memcached is and exactly why lots of people use it for their databases.
Memcached is a distributed memory caching system, which has been gaining in popularity in recent years due to its efficiency. It’s used to cache requests and replies between a database and the application that is using it, which can accelerate the overall performance of your site and lessen the produced server load substantially. Every time a page on an app-powered Internet site is opened, the application connects to the database and "asks" what info should be displayed, and then fetches it. With Memcached, these steps are omitted, since the platform has already cached all of the content that should be displayed on a given page. When any content is changed, the Memcached content is updated too, so the visitors will never see old content. The platform is an excellent option for any Internet site that lures numerous viewers, since it will make it really fast and will enhance the user experience.
Memcached in Shared Hosting
You can use the Memcached object caching system with all Linux shared packages
that we’re offering. It is offered as an optional upgrade, which you can order with only a couple of mouse clicks via your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. It needs an extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud platform, so you can start using Memcached as soon as you order it. The upgrade is divided into two parts, which will offer you more freedom depending on the Internet sites that you want to use it for. The first part concerns the number of the Internet sites that will use Memcached, or the ‘instances’, while the second one is related to the memory, i.e. to how much content Memcached will be able to cache. You can get more memory in increments of 16 MB and the more memory you’ve ordered, the more content will be cached, which may be a rather good idea for frequently visited sites with large-sized databases and plenty of visitors. Thus, you can boost the overall performance of any script-driven Internet site hosted on our servers with no effort.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you decide to host your sites in a semi-dedicated server
account, you can take advantage of Memcached with ease, as the content caching platform’s activation takes a couple of clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel. The required PHP extension is pre-installed on our semi-dedicated servers, so you can begin using the Memcached caching platform as soon as you add it to your semi-dedicated server account. You will be able to choose how many Internet sites can use it and how much info can be cached, i.e. there are two separate upgradable features – the instances and the amount of memory. You can get more of both, so if one of your sites becomes very popular, for instance, you can always add more memory to it. Our system is pretty flexible in this regard and we do not bind a particular number of instances to a fixed amount of memory. You can use the Memcached caching platform to improve the speed of any script-powered website, including those that are based on popular Internet applications, such as Joomla™
Memcached in VPS
Memcached is offered by default with each and every virtual private server
that we offer on the condition that you pick Hepsia as your Control Panel, so you won’t need to pay any extra money to be able to take advantage of the full potential of this caching system. The more powerful package you choose, the more system memory Memcached will have for data storage purposes, but you’ll have at least several hundred MB all the time, which is much more than the amount of memory you’d get with a shared hosting plan. This will enable you to use the Memcached system for multiple sites, regardless of how large they are, which in turn goes to say that you can use a less powerful package for them without overloading the server. The Memcached caching system is excellent for script-powered web apps like WordPress, Joomla™
, OpenCart or Mambo, and you can utilize it even with a custom-built app. Shortly after you enable Memcached, it will begin storing data and you will see the optimized performance of your sites.
Memcached in Dedicated Hosting
Memcached is available for free with all Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
that we are offering and the one and only condition is that the server must be ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You can use the distributed memory caching system for any database-powered Internet site, including those based on famous software apps – for example, a WordPress personal diary or a Joomla™
-powered social networking website. Each dedicated machine is tied to a given amount of system memory that the Memcached system can use, but the minimum you will get is three gigabytes, which is sufficient enough to increase the load speed of very busy sites greatly, as this very memory will be dedicated to storing the cached info. The Memcached system will start caching data the moment it is activated, so soon thereafter, you will see the enhanced overall performance of your websites and the lowered server load. Lots of Internet sites use the Memcached system to enhance their efficacy, including popular ones such as Wikipedia and Reddit.