Learn just what exactly Zend Optimizer is and exactly how it could impact the performance of any PHP application.
Zend Optimizer is an instrument, that's required to run files protected with Zend Guard - a well-known application that is employed to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the program code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a lot of organizations which develop paid script apps, so when you obtain such an app for your site, you'll probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. If you're a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to secure your code and make sure that your site visitors or customers will not be able to change it in any way. Sites which use Zend Optimizer often perform better as their PHP code is precompiled, so it is already optimized and will be executed a lot faster.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting
All cloud hosting
accounts which we provide are generated on our state-of-the-art cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is installed on all of the servers which are a part of the clusters. Consequently, you'll be able to set up and run script-driven applications which require Zend whatever the package that you select upon signup. The user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel that is included with the accounts shall make the control over your web presence a breeze and enabling Zend Optimizer is not an exception due to the fact that it'll take a single click to do this. In addition, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a given domain folder and take advantage of Zend just for a specific domain name. Since you can switch between a variety of PHP versions, you will be able to enable Zend Optimizer for them in the very same way and run both new and older apps from the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
You are able to activate Zend Optimizer with each and every semi-dedicated server
that we supply and it will take you only a couple of clicks to do that. Once you sign in to the Hepsia Control Panel, you need to head to the PHP Configuration section where you will find many different options and On/Off buttons for them. Zend is among these options, therefore you don't need to do anything more complicated than clicking on its button. Since you can also switch the PHP release for your account from the same section, you will need to enable Zend for any new version which you use. Furthermore, we've also left the option for more knowledgeable users to set the PHP version and the status of Zend Optimizer manually by putting a php.ini file in a particular domain folder. The file will have effect only for this particular website, but not for the web hosting account as a whole.