Zend Optimizer is a software instrument, that's required to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a widespread application that is used to encode PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 files with the objective to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a great number of companies which create paid script applications, so in case you obtain such an application for your site, you'll most likely need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you'll host it. In case you are a programmer, you may also use Zend Guard to shield your code and ensure that your website visitors or clients will not be able to alter it in any way. Sites that use Zend Optimizer usually perform better owing to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, thus it is already optimized and will be executed faster.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting
All the cloud hosting accounts which we provide are generated on our state-of-the-art cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is installed on all the servers that are part of the clusters. As a result, you can set up and execute script-driven applications which need Zend irrespective of the plan that you choose upon signup. The user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel which comes with the accounts shall make the control over your online presence a piece of cake and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception due to the fact that it will take just a single click to do this. Furthermore, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a given domain folder and use Zend just for a specific domain. Because you can switch between a variety of PHP releases, you will be able to enable Zend Optimizer for any of them in exactly the same way and run both new and older applications within the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
We've installed Zend Optimizer on all servers that are a part of our hi-tech cloud website hosting platform and since all semi-dedicated server accounts are created on it, you'll be able to enable and take advantage of Zend for any kind of script app that you wish to use with just a click. You may also choose the PHP release which will be active for your account, therefore if you move to a different release, you only need to go to the Advanced section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and click on the On button for Zend Optimizer - it's as simple as that. In case you switch the version back, Zend will already be active. More tech-savvy users will also have the opportunity to set the PHP release and to activate Zend Optimizer only for a single site by putting a php.ini file with the required code inside the corresponding domain folder.