Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache web servers which is employed to cache the output code of script apps. It is very efficient for scripts with large source code and could speed up such an Internet site as much as 3 times. PHP sites are dynamic and any time a user accesses a page, the script hooks up to a database to retrieve some content, and then the code is parsed and compiled before it is shown to the guest. In case the output code does not change however, that is the case with websites which display the exact same content all the time, these actions trigger unneeded reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the already compiled program code and delivers it whenever visitors browse a site, so the database doesn't need to be accessed and the code doesn't need to be parsed and compiled again and again, which in turn lowers the Internet site loading time. The module can be really useful for informational Internet sites, blogs, portfolios, and many others.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Website Hosting
You'll be able to employ APC for your web apps with any of the website hosting packages that we offer because it is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform. Activating it will take only a click in the Hepsia Control Panel which comes with our shared solutions and several minutes later it'll begin caching the program code of your software apps. Our platform is very flexible, so you'll be able to use different configurations in accordance with the system requirements of your scripts. For instance, you can activate APC for several releases of PHP for the whole account and specify the version that each website can use, or you could have the same version of PHP, but enable or disable APC just for specified sites. You can do this by placing a php.ini file with a line of code within the domain or subdomain folder where you need the custom configuration.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can use APC with our semi-dedicated hosting plans and activating this framework is done with a click from the Hepsia Control Panel, so even if you have no previous experience, you'll be able to use it to accelerate your sites. As the cloud hosting platform where the semi-dedicated accounts are created supports multiple PHP releases, you will have flexibility regarding the scripts and web accelerators you will be able to use. It will take you just a click to allow APC for one or a couple of PHP versions and by using a php.ini file in the domain/subdomain folders where you need settings which are not the same as the ones for the account in general, you could set what PHP version will be used and whether APC has to be allowed or not. In this way, one Internet site could use APC and PHP 5.3, for example, while another one may use a different accelerator and PHP 5.5.