APC, or Alternative PHP Cache, is a PHP module that caches the output code of database-driven script apps. Dynamic PHP sites save their content in a database that is accessed whenever a visitor loads a page. The content that should be viewed is gathered and the code is parsed and compiled before it is delivered to the visitor. All of these actions need some processing time and involve reading and writing on the hosting server for each and every page which is accessed. While this can't be avoided for websites with constantly changing content material, there are various Internet sites which present the exact same content on many of their pages at all times - blogs, informational portals, hotel and restaurant websites, etcetera. APC is very useful for this type of sites as it caches the already compiled code and displays it each time visitors browse the cached webpages, so the code doesn't need to be parsed and compiled repeatedly. This will not only reduce the server load, but it will also boost the speed of any Internet site a few times.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Hosting

You can use APC with each and every hosting plan that we offer because it is already present on our advanced cloud platform and enabling it will take you just a few clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. Since our system is extremely flexible, you will be able to run sites with different system requirements and decide whether they will use APC or not. For example, you could activate APC only for one release of PHP or you can do the latter for several of the versions that run on the platform. It's also possible to select if all Internet sites working with a particular PHP version will use APC or whether the latter will be enabled only for selected Internet sites and not for all Internet sites in the hosting account. The aforementioned option is useful when you'd like to employ a different web accelerator for some of your Internet sites. These customizations are carried out effortlessly by using a php.ini file in selected domain or subdomain folders.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

APC is set up on the amazing cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created, so you will be able to use it whatever the plan you get. Enabling the module is performed from the Hepsia Control Panel and takes only a click, so you will not need any skills or previous experience in order to take advantage of it. As you'll be able to work with several versions of PHP concurrently, you will be able to customize the software environment for each and every Internet site which you host in the account if needed. A php.ini file with a few lines in it placed in a domain folder will allow you to set what version of PHP this particular site will use and if APC should be on or off for it. These settings will have priority over the ones for the account as a whole, so you could run different scripts and use various web accelerators for websites that are in the same account.