Memcached is a general-purpose distributed memory caching system.
It is often used to speed up dynamic database-driven websites by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (such as a database or API) must be read.
To enable Memcached,
2) Find Memcached under the Software section and click on it:
3) To enable Memcached, choose the maximum cache size you'd like Memcached to be able to use from the dropdown box below, and click the switch to on. We would recommend setting the Memcached value to no more than 25-50% of your total available RAM:
4) Enable the Memcached PHP Extension via the PHP Selector tool in cPanel:
You should now be able to select and use Memcached, as a caching method for your application.
Memcached runs as UNIX socket, which is ~116% faster, as no TCP connection is required to connect to it, so to configure your application properly, you'll need to specify the Memcached socket address, as seen in your cPanel:
Should you need any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.