Memcached is a memory caching platform, which is used to boost the speed of database-powered sites by caching the queries and the responses between the visitor and the server. In simple terms, anytime a specific page on such a site is visited, the script queries its database to get the information that should be shown to the visitor. If the latter clicks a hyperlink to visit a different web page, the entire process is performed again and this leads to lots of database calls and higher server load, particularly if the website has a lot of concurrent visitors. Memcached "remembers" this information exchange, so in case any of these pages is accessed again, the script no longer has to fetch any data from the database, as everything is provided by the Memcached platform. Thus, the overall speed of your site will "soar" and you will enjoy more pleased visitors and they’ll be able to browse your website much faster. In addition, Memcached "refreshes" its cache if any info in the database is modified, so the site visitors will never wind up seeing old data.

Memcached in Shared Hosting

Memcached is available as an upgrade with each and every shared hosting plan that we are offering and if you’d like to use it for any script-based website that you host on our innovative cloud website hosting platform, you’ll be able to activate it in several simple steps via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. In the meantime, you will get the option to upgrade two different things – the number of instances and the system memory. The first one has to do with the number of the websites that can use the Memcached memory caching system at the same time, so if you need it for several sites, you can order a number of instances. The second one refers to the total amount of memory that Memcached will be permitted to use to cache data, so for lots of sites (or for one traffic-consuming site), you’d better get more memory for better performance. The memory is available in increments of 16 MB and more memory can be ordered at any time. With Memcached, each script-driven website hosted on our cloud servers will load lightning-fast.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you obtain any of our semi-dedicated server plans, you’ll find Memcached as an optional upgrade in the Upgrades part of the Hepsia Control Panel, so if you wish to use it for any of the Internet sites hosted in your semi-dedicated server hosting account, you can add it with only a couple of mouse clicks. The distributed memory caching platform is ideal for any script-powered software app such as WordPress, Joomla, or even an in-house made one, and based on your needs, you’ll be able to select two separate things – how many websites will use the Memcached platform, in other words – the number of instances; and how much content will be stored, in other words – the amount of memory that the platform will use. The two things are not bound to each other, so if you manage a traffic-intensive Internet site with lots of data, you can order one instance and a large amount of system memory. The Memcached caching platform will accelerate the performance of your Internet sites soon after you activate it and both you and your website visitors will enjoy much better loading times.

Memcached in VPS Web Hosting

You will get Memcached with each of the virtual private server plans offered by us when you pick Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel and you will be able to activate the memory caching platform through the Control Panel section with the very same name. The setup requires several clicks and you’ll see the difference in the performance of your sites almost instantly. The amount of system memory that the Memcached platform can take advantage of to cache data depends on the particular VPS package that you have selected, but in any case it will be at least several hundred MB, which is quite enough even for several content-loaded Internet sites. You can use the Memcached platform with Internet sites driven by Joomla, WordPress or any other web application and decrease the load on your virtual server, which will enable you to keep using the current plan instead of migrating to a more powerful one, as you simply won’t need it. The Memcached platform is already being used by popular websites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Zynga, which proves its efficacy.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Memcached is available free of charge with all dedicated servers hosting that we are offering and the only requirement is that the dedicated machine must be ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You can use the distributed memory caching system for any database-driven website, including those that are based on widely used Internet apps – for example, a WordPress personal journal or a Joomla-driven community site. Each dedicated machine comes with a different amount of memory that Memcached can use, but the minimum you will get is 3 gigabytes, which is quite enough to accelerate the speed of extremely heavy sites immensely, since this very memory will be dedicated to storing the cached content. The system will begin storing content once it is activated, so soon after that, you’ll note the optimized performance of your Internet sites and the reduced load on the dedicated server. Numerous Internet sites use the Memcached system to increase their efficiency, including popular ones like Reddit and Wikipedia.