Install memcache and APC on Mac OS X Server (snow leopard 10.6, Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8)

Looking to speed up your SocialEngine, Drupal, or other PHP/MySQL web site? The combination of APC and Memcache can really speed up sites based on these platforms. If you’re an admin of a server running Mac OS X Server (10.6), here’s how to install APC and memcache on Mac OS X server:

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