Memcached is a popular caching platform, which can increase the loading speed and the overall performance of your sites significantly if they use an API or a database. This is accomplished by caching the requests to the API/database and the replies that are delivered, so when someone searches for some product on your website, for example, the database will not have to be accessed to return the results and the whole operation will be carried out considerably faster. This goes for all kinds of database-powered applications and not only for Internet shops, as every time a page is opened, the application sends a database query to fetch the data that should be displayed. With Memcached, not only will your website open noticeably faster, but it will also generate much less server load. If any content in the database is modified, the cached replies will also be ‘refreshed’, so the users won’t see any outdated information.
Memcached in Shared Web Hosting
You can take advantage of the Memcached data caching system with all shared web hosting offered by our company. It is available as an upgrade, which you can obtain with only a couple of clicks through your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. It requires an extension, which is pre-installed on our cloud website hosting platform, so you can begin using the Memcached caching system the moment you add it. The upgrade is separated into two parts, which will give you more flexibility depending on the Internet sites that you’d like to use it for. The first one indicates the number of the Internet sites that will use the Memcached caching system, or the ‘instances’, while the second one refers to the system memory, i.e. to how much content the system will be able to cache. You can add more system memory in increments of 16 megabytes and the more memory you have ordered, the more content will be cached, which may be a quite good idea for traffic-heavy sites with very large databases and numerous users. Thus, you can supercharge the performance of any script-driven site hosted on our cloud servers with no effort.