Varnish is a content caching platform, which is occasionally called an HTTP reverse proxy. It is a web app accelerator tool that can improve the speed of a website by up to one thousand percent, based on its content. Anytime a visitor accesses any page on a website that uses Varnish, the platform caches the page and delivers it instead of the web server in case the visitor accesses it again. Thus, the browser request from the visitor is not handled by the server and the web page will load tremendously faster, as the Varnish platform can deliver information many times faster than any server software. The result will be a significantly faster loading page, which leads to an improved visitor experience. If any of the cached pages is updated on the live site, the info that Varnish caches in its system memory is ‘refreshed’ as well, so the site visitors won’t end up seeing old info.
Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting
Varnish comes as an optional upgrade with all our Linux cloud web hosting services
. You can add it to your account via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is offered with all shared plans and you’ll get a truly intuitive graphical interface, which will give you full control over the caching platform. Using one-click quick-access controls, you can restart or turn off any of the instances, in other words – Varnish will no longer be enabled for a given site. You can also view a detailed log or delete the cache for any of the sites. When you add Varnish to your shared hosting plan, you will be able to select the maximum amount of memory that will be at your disposal for content caching purposes and how many websites will use Varnish. You can always order more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for top performance, you can get a dedicated IP for the sites that will use Varnish. This will allow you to get the most out of your websites and to have plenty of gratified site visitors.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated hosting
offered by us will allow you to use Varnish as soon as your brand-new semi-dedicated server account has been created, as the data caching platform is available by default. 64 MB of system memory will be assigned to Varnish the second your account is enabled, so you can make use of this workload distribution software as soon as you launch your site. If you need more memory, you can order 32 megabytes at a time from the Upgrades section of the Hepsia Control Panel and it will be assigned to your semi-dedicated server momentarily. You can also increase the number of the Internet sites that employ Varnish, or the so-called ‘instances’, which are not directly linked to the amount of memory that you use, which suggests that you’ll enjoy more versatility. The Varnish platform will noticeably lower the load on the semi-dedicated server produced by your websites, so your visitors can enjoy fast-loading web pages. You will be able to manage the Varnish platform without efforts through the Control Panel using fast-access controls. You will be able to start/discontinue any of the instances that you have, to delete the cached content for any of your Internet sites or to view system logs.
Varnish in VPS Hosting
You can take advantage of Varnish with all our virtual private server
packages at no extra cost, as the content caching platform is pre-installed and is offered by default. The one and only precondition is that the VPS server must come with the Hepsia Control Panel, through which you will be able to set up Varnish for any of your sites with only a few clicks. Each plan offers a different amount of memory for data caching purposes, but you’ll have at least several hundred MB, which is sufficient even for several resource-heavy sites. Soon after you set up the Varnish platform, it will begin caching the content that your site visitors open, so you’ll notice the much faster Internet site loading speeds and the lowered load on the VPS in no time. The Varnish caching platform will permit you to use a less expensive VPS, since you won’t require that many resources to guarantee the uninterrupted operation of your websites even if you manage large-size Internet sites with numerous visitors. Best results are accomplished if the websites which use the Varnish platform also use a dedicated IP.
Varnish in Dedicated Web Hosting
If you want a more powerful web hosting solution and you get any of the Linux dedicated web hosting
that we are offering, you can use Varnish to enhance the overall performance of your Internet sites at no extra fee as long as the server is ordered with our next-generation Hepsia Control Panel. Its simple-to-work-with graphical interface will allow you to keep track of system processes, to clear the cached files or to restart any instance with one single click. The smallest amount of system memory that the Varnish platform can use to cache content is 3 gigabytes, which is more than enough for a huge number of popular Internet sites, so your server will be able to cope with a huge load while your visitors are enjoying a seamless browsing experience. As your machine will come with a number of dedicated IPs, you’ll be able to make use of Varnish’s full potential.