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CentOS – Install Alternative PHP Cache (APC)

Haven’t worked with CentOS for a long time. Miss the time and the teammates in HKU CECID.

Here are the steps to install Alternative PHP Cache (APC) on CentOS.
1. Install the following packages.

yum install php-pear php-devel httpd-devel pcre-devel gcc make

 
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Run Drupal 7 in Nginx

After so many days we have talked about setting up Nginx, PHP-FPM, MariaDB and some PHP caching. We can now try to run a Drupal instance on them. Before we starts, let me listed out all the previous posts.

 

It’s time to start the Drupal installation.
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Ubuntu – Install Memcached with PHP-FPM and Nginx

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Memcached is a distributed memory caching system and it caches data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (such as a database or API) must be read.

Like APC, the installation is simple.

1. Install Memcached.

  • apt-get install memcached

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Ubuntu – Install APC with PHP-FPM and Nginx

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APC stands for Alternative PHP Cache is a opcode which also known as machine code. The opcode is cached such that every time a request is sent to server, the same opcode is used until it detects a change in the PHP file.

Installation is easy and straight forward.

1. Install using apt-get.

  • apt-get install php-apc

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