Memcached is a memory caching system, which has been gaining popularity in recent years due to its efficiency. It’s used to cache requests and replies between a database and the application that uses it, which can enhance the performance of your Internet site and decrease the produced server load considerably. Every time a webpage on an application-powered Internet site is opened, the application connects to the database and "asks" what information should be displayed, and then extracts it. With Memcached, these procedures are omitted, since the platform has already cached all the content that should be shown on a specific web page. In case any data is edited, the Memcached content is updated as well, so the users will never see old data. The platform is a perfect solution for any site that draws a lot of visitors, since it will make it load faster and will improve the user experience.
Memcached in VPS Servers
Memcached is offered by default with each VPS server that we’re offering if you pick Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel, so you will not have to pay any extra cash to be able to take advantage of the maximum potential of this object caching system. The more powerful Virtual Private Server plan you pick, the more system memory Memcached will have for data storage purposes, but you’ll have no less than several hundred MB all the time, which is much more than what you’d get with a shared hosting package. This will allow you to use Memcached for plenty of websites, regardless of how heavy they are, which in turn means that you can use a less powerful plan for them without overloading the server. The caching system is excellent for script-based web applications such as Joomla, WordPress, OpenCart or Mambo, and you can use it even with a custom-created app. Shortly after you enable the Memcached caching system, it will start storing content and you’ll detect the enhanced performance of your websites.
Memcached in Dedicated Servers
Each dedicated server that’s ordered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel comes with Memcached pre-installed by default, so you can start using the distributed memory caching system the moment your server is up and running, without the need to activate or upgrade anything. The amount of system memory that Memcached can employ depends on the server that you’ve selected, but since our servers are pretty powerful and considering the fact that it is likely that you will host resource-heavy sites on them, the minimum amount of memory that the system can use is 3 gigabytes. This will allow you to increase the performance of extremely large websites effortlessly and you’ll note the difference soon after Memcached begins caching database calls. You can make the most of the Memcached system with any database-driven online portal, including those that are based on popular CMSs like Joomla and WordPress.