If your website relies heavily on database queries, using Memcached will significantly improve its performance. Check out these topics on our Memcached tutorial page for more information on how to does Memcache work, how to enable it and how to flush its cache:
How does Memcached work?
The Memcached service, that is part of SuperCacher uses our own implementation of the popular Memcached system. It speeds up database calls, API calls and page rendering by storing data and objects in the server's RAM in order to reduce the number of times a database is queried. After you enable the service, it will spawn a new Memcached process which will be owned by your user.
How to enable Memcached?
You can enable Memcached from the SuperCacher tool in your cPanel. On this page, you need to turn it on, from the Memory Cache tab:
Next, you need to configure your web applications to use Memcached. In order to do that, you will need to know the service IP address and port. This information will be provided for you on the same page once the service is enabled:
The IP address you have to use is 127.0.0.1 and the port will be randomly generated by the system. Check out these tutorials for detailed information on how to configure some of the most popular web applications to work with Memcached:
How to flush Memcached?
To clear the cache of Memcached, you will need to press the the "Flush Cache" button at the right part of the page: