Memcached is a content caching system, which is used to increase the speed of database-driven Internet sites by caching the calls and the responses between the website visitor and the server. Simply put, anytime a particular page on such a site is accessed, the script calls its database to fetch the information that should be displayed to the website visitor. If the latter clicks on a hyperlink to open some other web page, the whole operation is performed again and this leads to multiple database calls and higher server load, especially if the website has a lot of simultaneous visitors. Memcached "remembers" this exchange of information, so if any of these pages is opened again, the script no longer needs to extract any info from the database, as everything is provided by the caching platform. In this way, the overall load speed of your website will increase and you will get more gratified visitors and they will be able to surf through your website much faster. Furthermore, the Memcached platform updates its cache every time any content in the database is modified, so the visitors will never see out-of-date data.

Memcached in Shared Web Hosting

When you host script-powered sites in a shared web hosting account with our company, you will be able to add the Memcached distributed memory caching system to your shared web hosting package with only a few mouse clicks via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The upgrade will be available instantaneously and, since the needed extension is already installed on our leading-edge cloud website hosting platform, you can start using it right away. To give you more versatility, we offer two separate upgrades related to the number of instances (i.e. how many sites will use Memcached) and to the system memory that Memcached will use. The latter comes in increments of 16 megabytes and you can order memory as many times as you want. Naturally, the more memory Memcached is allowed to use, the more content it will cache, so if you own a high-demand website with lots of data, you may require more memory in order to be able to make full use of the power that Memcached can give you.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can add the Memcached distributed memory object caching platform to any of the semi-dedicated hosting that we are offering and make use of its full potential for any script-powered site hosted on our servers. The upgrade is available through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can select two features – the instances and the memory. These things define the number of the sites that can use the Memcached caching platform and how much memory it will use to cache your data. You can choose them independently, since one instance is not tied to a specific amount of memory, so you can use lots of memory for a single frequently visited website, for instance. This upgrade is available in increments of 16 megabytes and you can order as much memory as you wish. The Memcached platform can be used with any script-driven site regardless of its nature, including those that are based on widely used web applications like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal, and plenty of companies such as Wikipedia and Zynga are already using it to accelerate the performance of their sites.

Memcached in VPS Hosting

You’ll get Memcached with any of the virtual private server plans that we offer when you choose Hepsia as your Control Panel and you’ll be able to activate the caching platform through the Control Panel section with the exact same name. The configuration requires several clicks of the mouse and you will see the difference in the overall performance of your websites almost instantaneously. The amount of system memory that the Memcached platform can take advantage of to cache data depends on the given Virtual Private Server plan that you’ve picked, but at any rate it won’t be less than several hundred MB, which is quite enough even for multiple resource-heavy sites. You can use Memcached with Internet sites driven by Joomla, WordPress or any other Internet app and decrease the load on your virtual machine, which will enable you to continue using the current VPS plan instead of moving to a more powerful one, as you will simply not need it. Memcached is already being used by famous websites like Wikipedia, Reddit and Zynga, which confirms its effectiveness.

Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting

Any dedicated server ordered with our Hepsia Control Panel comes with Memcached already installed by default, so you can start using the data caching system the moment the dedicated server is completely functional, without needing to activate or upgrade anything. The amount of memory that Memcached can employ depends on the server that you have picked, but since our servers are exceptionally powerful and given the fact that it is likely that you’ll host resource-requiring Internet sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the caching system can use will be three gigabytes. This will allow you to accelerate the performance of extremely popular websites with no effort and you will detect the difference shortly after Memcached begins caching database queries. You can make full use of the Memcached caching system with any database-powered online portal, including those based on popular CMSs like Joomla and WordPress.