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What is the best caching mechanism for XF1.5 and PHP 7

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by rhodes, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. rhodes

    rhodes Active Member

    I run my XF1.5 forum on a server with PHP 7 + opcache enabled. Now I also would like to enable a caching mechanism for my xenforo installation.
    • With PHP7 opcache is available, but not APC.
    • As far as I can see memcache is not available in a stable version for PHP 7
    So at the moment my only option is a file cache, right?

    What are your experiences? How do you cache with PHP7?
  2. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

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  3. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    I do believe that APCu is available for PHP 7 and replaces APC... but I'd still use Redis or Memcached myself.
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  4. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

  5. Sim

    Sim Well-Known Member

    Correct, APCu is available for PHP7 - I run it on all of my servers and it is supported by XenForo.

    APCu is perfectly adequate for most sites running off a single server.

    Memcached is a distributed caching system which is required if you have multiple web servers and require a common cache pool - but isn't really required for standalone servers.
  6. TDUBS

    TDUBS Active Member

    This by far.

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