APC, which is short for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a given script app, which can boost a database-driven site several times. Every time a PHP page is opened, the script pulls the site content which has to be shown from a database, parses and compiles the program code, then the result is displayed to the website visitor. While this is necessary for websites with routinely changing content, it is a complete waste of processing time and system resources for a website which doesn't change, for example an informational portal which displays identical content at all times. As soon as the webpages for such a site are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a website visitor loads them. Since this saves the time to request content from the database and to parse and compile the code, your Internet site will load a lot faster. APC is very helpful especially for scripts with large source code.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Hosting

You can use APC with each cloud hosting package that we provide as it's already present on our advanced cloud platform and enabling it will take you only a couple of clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. Since our system is rather flexible, you can run sites with different system requirements and decide if they will use APC or not. For example, you could allow APC only for one release of PHP or you could do this for several of the releases that run on our platform. You can also decide if all sites using a given PHP version will use APC or whether the latter will be active only for selected sites and not for all Internet sites in the web hosting account. The last option is useful if you wish to employ a different web accelerator for several of your Internet sites. These customizations are done effortlessly through a php.ini file in selected domain or subdomain folders.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting

APC is available with all semi-dedicated hosting solutions as it's pre-installed on the cloud website hosting platform where your account will be created. In case you wish to use this module, you will be able to activate it with a single click inside your Hepsia Control Panel and it'll be fully operational within a couple of minutes. Since you may need to use some other web accelerators for selected websites, our state-of-the-art platform will enable you to personalize the software environment inside your account. You will be able to activate APC for different releases of PHP or use it only for some Internet sites and not for others. For instance, a Drupal-based website could work with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress website can function without APC using PHP 5.6. What is needed to do the latter is a php.ini file with several lines in it, so you'll be able to run websites with various requirements in the exact same account.