APC, which is an acronym for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a given script app, that could boost a database-driven Internet site several times. When a PHP page is accessed, the script pulls the content which should be loaded from a database, parses and compiles the program code, and then the result is displayed to the website visitor. While this is necessary for websites with routinely changing content, it is a waste of processing time and resources for an Internet site that does not change, for instance an informational portal that displays identical content at all times. Once the web pages for such a site are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them any time a user opens them. Since this saves the time to obtain content from the database and to parse and compile the program code, the website will load significantly faster. APC is really helpful particularly for scripts with massive source code.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Shared Website Hosting
APC is available with each shared website hosting solution that we offer and you can activate it with just a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you want to use it for your web apps. Several minutes later the framework will be working and you will experience the considerably faster loading speed of your database-driven Internet sites. Since we provide several versions of PHP that could also be selected through Hepsia, you'll even be able to to employ APC for scripts that require different versions of PHP inside the same account. Our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform is very adaptable, so in case you use some other web accelerator for any Internet site and it interferes with APC, you could activate or deactivate the latter for a selected site only by using a php.ini file created in the domain or subdomain folder.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers
APC is available with all semi-dedicated server plans as it is pre-installed on the cloud website hosting platform where your account will be created. If you wish to use this module, you can activate it with a single click inside your Hepsia Control Panel and it'll be fully operational within a few minutes. Since you may need to use other web accelerators for selected sites, our leading-edge platform will allow you to personalize the software environment inside your account. You can activate APC for different releases of PHP or use it only for some Internet sites and not for others. For instance, a Drupal-based site could work with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress site could work without APC employing PHP 5.6. All it takes to do that is a php.ini file with several lines in it, so you could run websites with different requirements inside the exact same account.