How do I install Memcached on my Linux server?
Memcached is a free and powerful object caching system that you can install to improve the performance of your website. If this caching is configured properly, most often the end result is a faster website and a server that can handle more traffic with less load.
There are 3 parts to Memcached, all of which need to be present for caching to work properly.
- The Memcached Daemon (background process) needs to be installed on the server, configured to listen on the correct port, and set up to start automatically at server startup.
- The Memcached PHP libraries must be installed to allow your PHP application (WordPress, Magento, Joomla, etc.) to communicate with Memcached.
- Your PHP application must be configured to use Memcached for it's caching.
Below you will find articles that cover each step to install and use Memcached on your server.
|Install the Memcached daemon
|Install the Memcached PHP libraries on Plesk Linux
|Install the Memcached PHP libraries using WHM
|Configure your website to use Memcached
|Is Memcached working?
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