Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache web servers which is used to cache the output code of script apps. It is very efficient for scripts with large source code and can boost such a site as much as 3 times. PHP sites are dynamic and each time a user accesses some web page, the script connects to a database to retrieve some content, and then the code is parsed and compiled before it is displayed to the guest. If the output code doesn't change however, that's the case with sites which show identical content all of the time, such actions result in excessive reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the already compiled code and delivers it any time visitors browse an Internet site, 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, which consequently minimizes the website loading time. The module can be pretty efficient for informational websites, blogs, portfolios, and so on.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Web Hosting

You can use APC with each and every cloud web hosting plan that we provide because it is already present on our advanced cloud platform and activating it will take you just a couple of clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. Since our system is really flexible, you'll be able to run Internet sites with different requirements and decide if they will use APC or not. For instance, you can activate APC only for a single version of PHP or you can do the latter for several of the releases running on our platform. You can also select if all websites using a specific PHP version will use APC or if the latter will be enabled only for selected websites and not for all sites in the website hosting account. The last option is useful if you would like to employ a different web accelerator for some of your sites. These customizations are performed without difficulty through a php.ini file in selected domain or subdomain folders.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can take advantage of APC with all our semi-dedicated server plans and activating the framework is done with a click from the Hepsia Control Panel, so even when you don't have any prior experience, you could use it to boost your websites. As the cloud hosting platform where the semi-dedicated accounts are set up is compatible with multiple PHP versions, you will have freedom with regards to the scripts and web accelerators you can use. It will take you just a click to enable 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 needs to be allowed or not. In this way, one Internet site could use APC and PHP 5.3, for instance, and another one can use another accelerator and PHP 5.5.