APC, or Alternative PHP Cache, is a PHP module that caches the output code of database-driven script apps. Dynamic PHP sites hold their content inside a database that is accessed whenever a visitor opens a page. The content that should be viewed is retrieved and the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being delivered to the website visitor. These actions need some processing time and involve reading and writing on the web server for every single page that is accessed. While this cannot be avoided for sites with regularly changing content, there are many websites that present the exact same content on a number of of their webpages constantly - blogs, informational portals, hotel and restaurant Internet sites, etc. APC is exceptionally useful for this kind of sites because it caches the already compiled code and shows it any time visitors browse the cached webpages, so the code does not need to be parsed and compiled all over again. Not only will this greatly reduce the server load, but it will also raise the speed of any Internet site a few times.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Shared Hosting
APC is available with each shared hosting solution that we offer and you can enable it with only a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you'd like to use it for your web applications. A couple of minutes later the framework will be active and you will notice the considerably quicker loading speed of your database-driven websites. As we offer several releases of PHP which could also be selected from Hepsia, you'll even be able to to use APC for scripts which need different versions of PHP inside the same account. Our leading-edge cloud Internet hosting platform is very adaptable, so if you use a different web accelerator for any website and it interferes with APC, you will be able to activate or deactivate the latter for a certain site only by using a php.ini file generated in the domain or subdomain folder.