A large number of users employ Memcached to boost database performance. What actually is Memcached?
Memcached is a memory caching platform, which has been gaining popularity in recent years due to its effectiveness. It’s used to cache queries and replies between a database and the app that’s using it, which can increase the overall performance of your Internet site and decrease the generated server load significantly. Every time a webpage on an application-powered site is opened, the app connects to the database and "asks" what information should be displayed, and then extracts it. With Memcached, these steps are skipped, as the platform has already cached all the content that should be displayed on a given webpage. In case any content is changed, the Memcached content is updated too, so the site visitors will never end up seeing out-of-date data. The Memcached platform is an excellent solution for any Internet site that attracts a lot of visitors, since it will make it astonishingly fast and will enhance the overall user experience.
Memcached in Shared Website Hosting
Memcached is offered as an optional upgrade with each and every shared website hosting
plan offered by our company and if you wish to use it for any script-powered Internet site that you host on our leading-edge cloud web hosting platform, you will be able to add it in several simple steps via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. During the process, you will get the option to upgrade two different things – the number of instances and the memory. The first one is related to the number of the sites that can use the Memcached memory caching system at the same time, so if you need it for several websites, you can get a number of instances. The second one refers to the maximum amount of memory that the system will be allowed to use to cache info, so for multiple sites (or for one single traffic-intensive site), you should order more memory for improved performance. The memory is available in increments of 16 megabytes and more memory can be ordered every time you need it. With Memcached, each script-powered site hosted on our cloud servers will open much faster.
Memcached in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can add the Memcached memory caching platform to any of the semi-dedicated plans
that we are offering and use its full potential for any script-powered website hosted by us. The upgrade is available through the Hepsia Control Panel and you can select two features – the number of instances and the memory. These things specify how many websites can use the Memcached platform and the amount of memory that it will use to cache your data. You can choose them independently, since a given instance is not linked to a specific amount of memory, so you can use lots of memory for one large site, for example. This upgrade comes in increments of 16 MB and you can get as much memory as you like. The platform can be used with any script-driven site irrespective of its nature, including those that are based on widespread web-based applications like Joomla™
or WordPress, and a lot of companies such as Zynga and Wikipedia are already using it to improve the loading speed of their websites.
Memcached in VPS Servers
Memcached is included by default with each and every VPS server
that we are offering if you pick Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel, so you will not need to pay any extra cash to be able to use the full potential of this distributed memory object caching system. The more powerful VPS plan you pick, the more system memory Memcached will have for data storage purposes, but you will have at least several hundred MB all the time, which is much more than what you’d get with a shared hosting plan. This will enable you to use Memcached for lots of Internet sites, 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 VPS. The caching system is suitable for script-powered web applications like Joomla™
, WordPress, OpenCart or Mambo, and you can utilize it even with a custom app. Soon after you activate the Memcached system, it will begin storing information and you’ll distinguish the optimized overall performance of your websites.
Memcached in Dedicated Servers
When you purchase one of our dedicated web hosting plans
and if you select Hepsia as your website hosting Control Panel during the order process, you will get Memcached by default and you can enable it for any Internet site that you host on your dedicated machine without installing or upgrading anything. It will begin caching information as people open your site, so you will detect the results of using it soon thereafter. The minimum amount of system memory that will be available to the caching platform is 3 GB and naturally, the more powerful the plan, the more system memory Memcached will have at its disposal. This amount will permit you to use the platform for plenty of websites or for a very large Internet site without compromising its effectiveness. Memcached will enable you to improve the loading speed of any database-powered site in no time – a Joomla™
portal, a WordPress online diary, an OpenCart web shop, etc., and to optimize the performance of your dedicated machine.