Installing memcached on a VPS or a Dedicated server is an additional benefit when all you want is speed and faster page load time.
Specially because as you all know Google takes under consideration the page load speed to rank your sites.

We will try to show you a fast and accurate way to install memcached on your server, but as always you can request more help from our experienced support staff.

  • Step 1: You need to make sure you have Memcache enabled using easyapache, if you are not sure...go ahead and do it now.
  • Step 2: SSH into your server and run the following command from CMD -> yum install memcached
  • Step 3: Through WHM you need to go to Software -> Module Installers -> PHP Pecl and search for Memcache and install Memcache and Memcached
  • Step 4: Restart Apache
  • Step 5: Start memcache by firing this command: memcached -d -m 512 -l -p 11211 -u nobody (d = daemon, m = memory, u = user, l = IP to listen to, p = port)
  • Step 6: Check your memcached server is running successfully: ps -eaf | grep memcached

All Done! You should now be able to use memcached within your application.