APC, which means Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a script application, that could speed up a database-driven website several times. When a PHP web page is opened, the script pulls the website content that 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 constantly changing content, it is a complete waste of processing time and system resources for an Internet site that does not change, such as an informational portal which displays the very same content all the time. As soon as the pages for such an Internet site are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a user loads them. Since this saves the time to obtain content from the database and to parse and compile the code, the Internet site will load much faster. APC is very helpful in particular for scripts with large source code.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Cloud Web Hosting

APC is pre-installed on our outstanding cloud platform, so you will be able to use it for your web applications whatever the cloud web hosting package that you select when you join us. The module can be enabled from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to handle the shared accounts and only a few minutes later it'll speed up your sites since it will start caching their program code. If you would like to run websites with different system requirements or employ different web accelerators for some of them, you could customize the software environment by placing a php.ini file inside the desired domain folder. This way, you could enable or disable APC not only for a certain website without affecting the remaining Internet sites in the account, but also for a particular version of PHP because our platform is compatible with multiple versions at the same time.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

APC is provided with all semi-dedicated server solutions because it is pre-installed on the cloud hosting platform where your account will be created. If you would like to use this module, you'll be able to enable it with a single click inside your Hepsia Control Panel and it will be fully functional in a couple of minutes. Since you may want to use other web accelerators for selected Internet sites, our leading-edge platform will enable you to customize the software environment inside your account. You'll be able to activate APC for different releases of PHP or use it only for some Internet sites and not for others. For example, a Drupal-based Internet site can work with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress website can function without APC using PHP 5.6. What is needed to do that is a php.ini file with several lines in it, so you could run Internet sites with various requirements inside the exact same account.