APC, or Alternative PHP Cache, is a PHP module which caches the output code of database-driven script software applications. Dynamic PHP sites save their content in a database which is accessed whenever a visitor loads a page. The content that has to be displayed is retrieved and the code is parsed and compiled before it is delivered to the site visitor. All of these actions need some processing time and require reading and writing on the server for every single page which is accessed. While this cannot be avoided for sites with regularly changing content material, there're numerous websites that have the exact same content on many of their webpages at all times - blogs, info portals, hotel and restaurant sites, etcetera. APC is really useful for such websites since it caches the previously compiled code and shows it whenever visitors browse the cached pages, so the code does not need to be parsed and compiled repeatedly. Not only will this reduce the server load, but it'll also increase the speed of any site many times.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Website Hosting

APC is available with each and every cloud website hosting package that we offer and you can activate it with just a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you want to use it for your web apps. A couple of minutes later the framework will be working and you will notice the faster loading speed of your database-driven Internet sites. As we provide different versions of PHP that can also be selected through Hepsia, you'll even be able to to employ APC for scripts which need different versions of PHP in the same account. Our next generation cloud hosting platform is very adaptable, so in case you use another web accelerator for any website and it interferes with APC, you will be able to activate or deactivate the latter for a specific site only by using a php.ini file created in the domain or subdomain folder.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can use APC for each and every script application that runs on your new semi-dedicated server because the module is already installed on the cloud hosting platform where the account will be made. Activating or deactivating APC for the account takes one click inside the Hepsia Control Panel, but if necessary, you could use the module just for particular sites. This is possible due to the versatility of our cloud platform - different versions of PHP run on it at the same time, so with a php.ini file placed in a website folder, you will be able to pick what release will be used for this specific site and whether APC should be enabled or disabled. Employing such a file permits you to use settings that are different from the ones for the account, so you will be able to take advantage of APC for some scripts where the module can make a difference and not for others where you could take advantage of another kind of web accelerator.