APC, which stands for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a given script app, that can boost a database-driven Internet site several times. Any time a PHP web page is accessed, the script pulls the website content which should be displayed from a database, parses and compiles the program code, and then the result is shown to the site visitor. While this is necessary for Internet sites with regularly changing content, it is a total waste of processing time and system resources for a site that doesn't change, like an informational portal which displays the same content all the time. Once the webpages for such a website are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a visitor loads them. Since this saves the time to obtain content from the database and to parse and compile the program code, your website will load significantly quicker. APC is very efficient in particular for scripts with larger source code.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Hosting

APC is available with each cloud hosting plan that we offer and you can activate it with only a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you would like to use it for your web apps. A few minutes later the framework will be active and you'll notice the considerably faster loading speed of your database-driven sites. As we offer several versions of PHP which could also be selected from Hepsia, you will even be able to employ APC for scripts which need different versions of PHP in the same account. Our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform is very adaptable, so if you use an alternative web accelerator for any website and it disrupts APC, you could activate or deactivate the aforementioned for a selected site only by using a php.ini file generated in the domain or subdomain folder.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

APC is available with all semi-dedicated server plans because it's pre-installed on the cloud hosting platform where your account will be created. In case you would like to use this module, you can enable it with just a single click in your Hepsia Control Panel and it will be fully functional within a couple of minutes. Since you may want to use other web accelerators for selected sites, our leading-edge 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 just for some sites and not for others. For instance, a Drupal-based Internet site can work with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress site can work without APC employing PHP 5.6. What is needed to do the latter is a php.ini file with a couple of lines in it, so you could run Internet sites with various requirements inside the exact same account.