Find out what Memcached is and precisely why a great number of use it for their databases.
Memcached is a popular content caching system, which can boost the speed and the overall performance of your sites significantly in case they use an API or a database. This is achieved by caching the calls to the database/API and the responses that are returned, so if a customer conducts a search for a specific product on your site, for example, the database won’t have to be accessed to return the results and the whole operation will be completed much faster. This goes for all kinds of database-driven apps and not only for online shops, since every time a page is accessed, the app sends a database request to fetch the data that should be shown. With Memcached, not only will your website open much faster, but it will also generate much less load. If any data in the database is edited, the cached responses will also be updated, so the site visitors won’t see any out-of-date information.
Memcached in Shared Website Hosting
You can use the Memcached data caching system with all Linux shared website hosting packages
that we offer. It’s offered as an upgrade, which you can enable with just a few mouse clicks via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. It requires an extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform, so you can begin using the Memcached caching system as soon as you add it. The upgrade is subdivided into two parts, which will give you more versatility depending on the websites that you want to use it for. The first one determines the number of the sites that will use the Memcached caching system, or the so-called ‘instances’, while the second one refers to the system memory, in other words – to how much content the system will be able to cache. You can add more memory in increments of 16 MB and the more memory you have added, the more data will be cached, which may be a very good idea for popular sites with very large databases and numerous concurrent visitors. Thus, you can enhance the performance of any script-powered Internet site hosted on our servers without effort.
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 section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, so if you’d like to use it for any of the sites hosted in the semi-dedicated server hosting account, you can add it with just a few mouse clicks. The distributed memory caching platform is perfect for any script-based software application like Joomla™
, WordPress, or even a custom-built application, and depending on your requirements, you will be able to choose two different features – how many websites will use Memcached, in other words – the number of instances; and how much data will be cached, i.e. the amount of memory that the platform will use. The two features are not tied to each other, so if you’ve got a high-demand Internet site with a lot of data, you can get one instance and a large amount of memory. Memcached will accelerate the performance of your Internet sites soon after you enable it and both you and your site visitors will enjoy faster loading times.
Memcached in Dedicated Web Hosting
You can use the full potential of Memcached with each dedicated server
that we’re offering if you pick Hepsia as your Control Panel. A special Control Panel section is dedicated to the data caching system and you can start using Memcached for any site hosted on the dedicated server with only a few clicks. You can improve the performance of any Internet site, no matter what script-driven web app you’re using or how popular the website is, as the minimum amount of system memory that Memcached will be able to use is three gigabytes and this amount increases significantly with the higher-end servers. Shortly after the system is activated, it will start caching info every time someone opens your site, so, once sufficient data has been stored, you’ll detect the lowered load on the server and the optimized overall performance of the website. The Memcached caching system is being used by numerous sites, among them famous portals like Reddit, Zynga and Wikipedia, which shows the efficiency of the Memcached caching system.