Memcached is a widely used data caching system, which can increase the speed and the overall performance of your Internet sites tremendously in case they use an API or a database. This is accomplished by caching the requests to the database/API and the replies that are returned, so when a visitor conducts a search for a given product on your site, for instance, the database will not have to be accessed to display the results and the entire operation will be carried out considerably quicker. This goes for all kinds of database-powered applications and not only for web stores, as anytime a page is accessed, the application sends a request to its database to get the data that should be displayed. With Memcached, not only will your website open much faster, but it will also create much less load. If any data in the database is changed, the cached responses will also be updated, so the visitors will not see any outdated info.

Memcached in Website Hosting

Memcached comes as an upgrade with each website hosting package that we’re offering and if you want to use it for any script-powered site that you host on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, you’ll be able to activate it in several simple steps via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. During the process, you will be given the option to upgrade two different features – the number of instances and the system memory. The first one has to do with the number of the sites that can use the Memcached distributed memory caching system simultaneously, so if you need it for several websites, you can get a number of instances. The second one refers to the total amount of memory that the system will be allowed to use to cache information, so for many websites (or for one single traffic-hungry site), you’d better get more memory for better results. The memory is available in increments of 16 MB and more memory can be added every time you need it. With the Memcached caching system, each script-based Internet site hosted on our servers will open lightning-fast.