Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache web servers that is used to cache the output code of script applications. It is very efficient for scripts with large source code and can speed up such an Internet site up to 3 times. PHP websites are dynamic and any time a website visitor opens some webpage, the script connects to a database to get some content, then the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being shown to the site visitor. In case the output code does not change however, that's the case with sites that show the same content all of the time, these actions trigger excessive reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the already compiled code and delivers it every time visitors browse a website, so the database doesn't have to be accessed and the program code doesn't have to be parsed and compiled over and over again, that consequently minimizes the website loading time. The module can be really effective for informational websites, blogs, portfolios, and so on.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Hosting
APC is pre-installed on our state-of-the-art cloud platform, so you can use it for your applications regardless of the cloud hosting package that you select when you register. The module can be activated from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel which is used to handle the shared accounts and just a few minutes later it'll boost your sites because it'll begin caching their program code. If you want to run websites with different system requirements or use specific web accelerators for any of them, you can customize the software environment by putting a php.ini file inside the preferred domain folder. This way, you can enable or disable APC not only for a particular site without affecting the other Internet sites in the account, but also for a certain version of PHP as our platform supports multiple versions simultaneously.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers
APC is available with all semi-dedicated server plans as it's pre-installed on the cloud hosting platform where your account will be created. If you want to use this module, you can activate it with just a single click in your Hepsia Control Panel and it will be fully functional within a few minutes. As you may need to use some other web accelerators for selected Internet sites, our advanced platform will enable you to customize the software environment in your account. You'll be able to activate APC for different releases of PHP or use it only for some sites and not for others. For example, a Drupal-based website can work with APC employing PHP 5.4 and a WordPress website can work without APC employing PHP 5.6. All it takes to do that is a php.ini file with a couple of lines in it, so you'll be able to run websites with different requirements from the very same account.