Memcached is a widespread memory caching platform, which can improve the speed and the overall performance of your websites drastically if they use a database or an API. This is achieved by caching the calls to the database/API and the replies that are delivered, so when somebody searches for a particular product on your Internet site, for example, the database won’t have to be accessed to display the results and the entire operation will be carried out notably quicker. This goes for all kinds of database-powered apps and not only for e-shops, since every time a given web page is opened, the application connects to its database to fetch the data that should be shown. 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data in the database is updated, the cached responses will also be ‘refreshed’, so the website visitors won’t see any out-of-date info.

Memcached in Web Hosting

When you host script-powered sites in a web hosting account with us, you will be able to add the Memcached memory caching system to your web hosting plan with just a couple of clicks from your Hepsia Control Panel. The upgrade will be available instantly and, since the PHP extension required for it is pre-installed on our innovative cloud platform, you can begin using it right away. To give you more flexibility, we offer two separate upgrades related to the number of instances (i.e. how many sites will use Memcached) and to the amount of system memory that the Memcached caching system will use. The latter comes in increments of 16 megabytes and you can add memory as many times as you like. Logically, the more memory Memcached is allowed to use, the more data it will cache, so in case you run a busy website with a lot of data, you may require more memory to be able to make the most of the power that Memcached can offer you.

Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting

You can make use of the full potential of Memcached with every dedicated server that we’re offering if you choose Hepsia as your Control Panel. A section in it is dedicated to the data caching system and you can start using Memcached for any site hosted on the dedicated machine with only a couple of mouse clicks. You can optimize the overall performance of any website, no matter what script-powered web application you rely on or how heavy the website is, since the minimum amount of memory that Memcached will be able to employ is three gigabytes and this amount rises seriously with the higher-end dedicated servers. Soon after the system is activated, it will begin caching data anytime someone accesses your website, so, as soon as sufficient content has been cached, you will see the decreased load on your dedicated server and the optimized performance of your site. The Memcached caching system is being used by a lot of sites, among them famous portals like Zynga, Wikipedia and Reddit, which is a proof of the efficiency of the Memcached system.