APC, which stands for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a script application, that can boost a database-driven website several times. Every time a PHP web page is opened, the script pulls the content which has to be shown from a database, parses and compiles the program code, then the result is shown to the site visitor. While this is necessary for sites with frequently changing content, it is a complete waste of processing time and resources for a site which doesn't change, like an informational portal which displays the very same content at all times. As soon as the web pages for such an Internet site are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a user loads them. As this saves the time to collect content from the database and to parse and compile the code, the site will load considerably faster. APC is very helpful particularly for scripts with massive source code.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Website Hosting
APC is available with every single website hosting package that we offer and you could enable it with just a click from your Hepsia Control Panel if you wish to use it for your web apps. A few minutes later the framework will be working and you will notice the considerably quicker loading speed of your database-driven Internet sites. As we offer several versions of PHP that can also be selected from Hepsia, you will even be able to employ APC for scripts that require different versions of PHP within the very same account. Our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform is very flexible, so if you use a different web accelerator for any website and it interferes with APC, you could activate or deactivate the aforementioned for a certain site only by using a php.ini file created in the domain or subdomain folder.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting
APC is set up on the innovative cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated hosting accounts are made, so you will be able to employ it irrespective of the plan you choose. Enabling the module is performed through the Hepsia Control Panel and takes just a click, so you won't need any skills or prior experience in order to take advantage of it. Since you'll be able to work with several releases of PHP at the same time, you will be able to customize the software environment for every single site you host in the account if necessary. A php.ini file with a few lines in it placed in a domain folder will permit you to set what version of PHP this particular site will use and whether APC needs to be on or off for it. These settings will have priority over the ones for the account as a whole, so you could run various scripts and use various web accelerators for sites that are in the same account.