APC, which is an acronym for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a given script application, which could speed up a database-driven website several times. Every time a PHP page is accessed, the script pulls the website content which needs to be displayed from a database, parses and compiles the program code, and the result is displayed to the visitor. While this is necessary for websites with routinely changing content, it is a total waste of processing time and system resources for a website which does not change, for instance an informational portal which displays the exact same content on a regular basis. When the webpages for such a website are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them any time a user accesses them. As this saves the time to collect content from the database and to parse and compile the code, the website will load a lot quicker. APC is really effective particularly for scripts with large source code.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Hosting

You'll be able to use APC for your web applications with all of the cloud hosting packages that we offer because it is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform. Enabling it will take just a click inside the Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with our shared solutions and a few minutes later it'll begin caching the code of your software applications. Our platform is really flexible, so you'll be able to use several configurations based on the system requirements of your scripts. For example, you'll be able to activate APC for several releases of PHP for the entire account and choose the version that each Internet site will use, or you can have the same version of PHP, but enable or disable APC only for particular Internet sites. You can do this by putting a php.ini file with a line of code in the domain or subdomain folder where you require the custom configuration.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting

APC is set up on the amazing cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated hosting accounts are created, so you'll be able to employ it whatever the plan you select. Activating the module is done from the Hepsia Control Panel and takes just a click, so you will not need any skills or earlier experience in order to take full advantage of it. Since you will be able to use different releases of PHP simultaneously, you'll be able to customize the software environment for each and every site you host in the account if needed. A php.ini file with a couple of lines in it placed in a domain folder will permit you to set what release of PHP this specific Internet site will use and whether APC has to be on or off for it. These settings will have priority over those for the account in general, so you can run various scripts and employ various web accelerators for websites that are in the same account.