Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache web servers that is employed to cache the output code of script apps. It is very useful for scripts with large source code and can accelerate such a site as much as 3 times. PHP websites are dynamic and any time a website visitor opens some page, the script hooks up to a database in order to get some content, after that the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being displayed to the guest. If the output code doesn't change however, that's the case with websites which display the exact same content all the time, these actions result in unneeded reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the previously compiled program code and delivers it each time visitors browse a website, so the database doesn't need to be accessed and the code does not need to be parsed and compiled repeatedly, that consequently lowers the site loading time. The module could be rather effective for informational Internet sites, blogs, portfolios, and many others.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Hosting
You can use APC with each and every cloud hosting package that we offer as it is already installed on our advanced cloud platform and enabling it will take you only a couple of clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. As our system is really flexible, you will be able to run sites with various requirements and decide if they will work with APC or not. For instance, you could allow APC only for one release of PHP or you could do this for several of the releases running on the platform. It's also possible to decide if all sites using a specific PHP version will use APC or whether the latter will be active just for selected sites and not for all websites in the web hosting account. The aforementioned option is useful when you'd like to employ a different web accelerator for some of your websites. These customizations are carried out effortlessly via a php.ini file in selected domain or subdomain folders.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can take full advantage of APC with all our semi-dedicated hosting plans and activating this framework is done with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel, so even when you lack prior experience, you could use it to quicken your sites. As the cloud internet hosting platform where the semi-dedicated accounts are created is compatible with multiple PHP versions, you will have flexibility with regards to the scripts and web accelerators you will be able to use. It will take you just a click to allow APC for one or several PHP releases and by using a php.ini file inside the domain/subdomain folders where you need settings which are different from the ones for the account as a whole, you can set what PHP release will be used and whether APC needs to be enabled or not. This way, one site can use APC and PHP 5.3, for example, while another one may use another accelerator and PHP 5.5.