Memcached is an object caching system, which is used to supercharge the overall performance of database-powered websites by caching the queries and the responses between the visitor and the server. To put it in simple terms, every time a certain page on such a website is opened, the script queries its database to get the information that should be shown to the visitor. In case the latter clicks a link to open another page, the entire process is performed again and this results in lots of database requests and higher server load, particularly if the site has lots of simultaneous visitors. Memcached "memorizes" this exchange of information, so in case any of these pages is requested again, the script no longer has to fetch any info from the database, as everything is delivered by the caching platform. In this way, the overall loading speed of your website will "soar" and you’ll get more happy visitors and they’ll be able to browse your website faster. At the same time, Memcached "refreshes" its cache when any data in the database is altered, so the website visitors will never end up seeing old data.

Memcached in Shared Web Hosting

When you host script-powered sites in a shared web hosting account with our company, you’ll be able to add the Memcached data caching system to your shared hosting plan with just a couple of clicks through your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The upgrade will be available instantaneously and, since the extension needed for it is pre-installed on our avant-garde cloud hosting platform, you can begin using it straight away. To give you more flexibility, we offer two separate upgrades related to the number of instances (i.e. how many websites will use Memcached) and to the system memory that Memcached will use. The latter is offered in increments of 16 megabytes and you can order memory as many times as you wish. Naturally, the more memory Memcached is permitted to use, the more content it will cache, so if you manage a resource-consuming website with a lot of content, you may need more memory in order to be able to take advantage of the power that Memcached can give you.

Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can add Memcached to any of the semi-dedicated hosting plans that we offer and use 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 amount of memory. These things specify how many websites can use Memcached and the amount of memory that it will use to store your information. You can choose them separately, since one instance is not tied to a specific amount of system memory, so you can use lots of memory for one large-size site, for instance. This upgrade comes in increments of 16 MB and you can get as much memory as you like. The Memcached platform can be used with any script-powered site regardless of its type, including those that are based on widely used software applications like WordPress, Joomla or Drupal, and a lot of companies such as Wikipedia and Zynga are already using it to increase the overall performance of their sites.

Memcached in VPS Servers

Memcached is offered by default with every VPS server offered by our company as long as you select Hepsia as your Control Panel, so you won’t have to pay any extra money to be able to make the most of the full power of this memory caching system. The more powerful Virtual Private Server hosting plan you pick, the more memory Memcached will have for content caching purposes, but you’ll have at least several hundred MB all the time, which is much more than the amount of memory you would get with a shared plan. This will permit you to use Memcached for multiple websites, irrespective of how popular they are, which in turn goes to say that you can use a lower-end package for them without overloading the virtual server. The Memcached caching system is ideal for script-powered applications such as OpenCart, Joomla, WordPress or Mambo, and you can utilize it even with a custom-developed app. Shortly after you activate Memcached, it will start storing data and you will spot the enhanced performance of your websites.

Memcached in Dedicated Servers

You can take advantage of the full potential of Memcached with every dedicated server that we are offering in case you choose Hepsia as your Control Panel. A section in it is dedicated to the content caching system and you can start using Memcached for any website hosted on the machine with just several clicks of the mouse. You can increase the overall performance of any Internet site, regardless of what script-powered web application you’re using or how busy the website is, since the minimum amount of memory that Memcached will be able to employ is 3 GB and this amount rises immensely with the higher-end servers. Shortly after the system is activated, it will start caching info each time somebody accesses your website, so, once enough info has been cached, you’ll notice the reduced load on the dedicated machine and the improved overall performance of the website. The Memcached caching system is used by numerous websites, among them popular portals such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Zynga, which proves the efficiency of the Memcached caching system.