A web accelerator is an application which speeds up an Internet site, normally by caching its content. There are different sorts of accelerators, but in the common case this sort of applications cache static content or database responses and provide them in lieu of the web server, hence boosting the performance of an Internet site noticeably. The latter can be done because accelerator applications work faster than a server and not only will an Internet site work better, but the server load shall also minimize, which will permit you to run heavy sites with less system resources. We offer 3 web accelerators with our hosting plans, which will permit you to increase the speed of any sort of Internet site. In comparison, most website hosting service providers do not offer any web accelerators or provide just one, which limits your choice of web apps in case you'd like to employ this type of software.
Web Accelerators in Web Hosting
Our web hosting packages come with 3 web accelerators that you could employ depending on the sites that you would like to run. Memcached is employed to cache database or API calls and responses, which can greatly improve the functionality of dynamic sites. Varnish is a popular HTTP accelerator which caches web pages and provides them to the site visitors faster than the web server after the first time they open them. Node.js is an event-driven platform used for scalable real-time applications for example booking sites. With respect to the Internet hosting package you pick, these 3 programs could already be included or may be optional upgrades. Either way, you'll be able to choose how many instances of each one of them shall be at your disposal and what amount of memory they ought to employ. These accelerators are provided only by a handful of web hosting companies, including ours, and they can easily boost the speed of your web programs substantially.