APC, which means Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a script application, which can boost a database-driven Internet site several times. Any time a PHP webpage is accessed, the script pulls the site content which should be displayed from a database, parses and compiles the code, and the result is displayed to the website visitor. While this is necessary for Internet sites with regularly 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 very same content at all times. Once the web pages for such a website are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a website visitor opens them. As this saves the time to obtain content from the database and to parse and compile the program code, your Internet site will load a lot faster. APC is very useful especially for scripts with larger source code.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Web Hosting
You can employ APC for your web applications with any of the cloud web hosting packages that we offer as it is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform. Activating it will take just a mouse click in the Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with our shared plans and several minutes later it'll start caching the code of your software applications. Our platform is really flexible, so you will be able to use different configurations determined by the system requirements of your scripts. For example, you can activate APC for a couple of versions of PHP for the entire account and select the version that each website will use, or you can have the very same version of PHP, but enable or disable APC just for specific Internet sites. You can do this by putting a php.ini file with a line of program code in the domain or subdomain folder where you require the customized configuration.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting
APC is available with all semi-dedicated hosting packages as it's pre-installed on the cloud website hosting platform where your account shall be created. In case you wish to use this module, you will be able to enable it with just a single click in your Hepsia Control Panel and it will be fully operational within a few minutes. Since you may want to use alternative web accelerators for selected sites, our leading-edge platform will allow you to customize the software environment inside your account. You can activate APC for different releases of PHP or use it just for some websites and not for others. For example, a Drupal-based website can function with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress website could work without APC employing PHP 5.6. All it takes to do that is a php.ini file with a couple of lines in it, so you could run Internet sites with different requirements from the very same account.