Varnish is a data caching platform, which is sometimes referred to as an HTTP reverse proxy. It’s a web application accelerator tool that can accelerate the load speed of a site by up to 1000 percent, depending on its content. Every time a visitor accesses any page on a site that uses Varnish, the platform caches the page and delivers it instead of the web server if the visitor accesses it again. Thus, the browser request from the visitor is not handled by the server and the web page will load significantly faster, since Varnish can serve data many times faster than any server software. The result will be a considerably faster loading page, which leads to a much-improved website browsing experience. When any of the cached pages is updated on the actual site, the content that Varnish saves in its system memory is updated too, so the visitors will never end up seeing old data.
Varnish in Cloud Hosting
You can take advantage of Varnish’s full potential and speed up your sites irrespective of the cloud hosting plan that you’ve chosen and you can activate and set up the content caching platform with a few mouse clicks via the simple-to-work-with GUI offered by our leading-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel. During the procedure, you’ll be able to choose two different things – how many websites will employ Varnish, in other words – the number of instances, and how much information will be cached, i.e. the amount of memory. The latter is available in increments of 32 MB and is not bound to the number of instances, so you can add more instances with less memory and the other way around. In case you have plenty of content on a given Internet site and you win plenty of visitors, more memory will give you better results. You may also consider employing a dedicated IP for the websites that will use the Varnish caching platform. The Hepsia Control Panel will provide you with simple one-click buttons for terminating or restarting any instance, for clearing the cache for any website and for checking exhaustive system logs.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated hosting that we’re offering will permit you to use Varnish once your new account has been activated, as the caching platform comes by default. 64 MB of system memory will be allocated to Varnish the second your account is activated, so you can make use of this load balancing software as soon as your website has been launched. If you are in need of more system memory, you can get 32 megabytes at a time from the Upgrades section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and it will be assigned to your semi-dedicated server instantly. You can also increase the number of the sites that use Varnish, or the so-called ‘instances’, which are not linked directly to the amount of system memory that you use, which goes to say that you’ll enjoy more versatility. The Varnish platform will significantly reduce the server load generated by your sites, so your site visitors can enjoy fast-opening web pages. You will be able to manage the Varnish platform with ease through your Hepsia Control Panel using fast-access controls. You will be able to start/shut down any of the instances that you’ve got, to clear the cached content for any of your Internet sites or to view system log files.
Varnish in VPS Hosting
You can use the workload balancing capabilities of Varnish with all our Linux VPS hosting packages if you pick Hepsia as your Control Panel. The Varnish platform is available by default and the amount of system memory that it’ll be able to utilize to cache the content of your sites is dependent on the specific package that you have selected, but even with the lower-end plans, you’ll have no less than several hundred megabytes of system memory at your disposal exclusively for data caching purposes. This amount is sufficient enough to enhance the work of numerous websites. It will take a little time for you to detect the results, as the Varnish platform caches the content that website visitors browse, but after that you will notice the significantly lowered load on the server and the accelerated website browsing speed. Varnish will allow you to use a lower-end VPS package for sites that would typically require a more high-priced web hosting solution.
Varnish in Dedicated Web Hosting
You can use Varnish in order to optimize the speed of any website that’s hosted on a dedicated server with us if the Hepsia Control Panel is installed on it. Not only will you get the caching platform ready for use at no additional charge, but you’ll also exert full control over it through Hepsia’s simple-to-navigate graphical interface. It will take only one single mouse click to start or deactivate an instance or to clear the cached files associated with any site that is using the Varnish platform and in case you are more experienced, you can also check the platform’s logs. Varnish comes with no less than 3 gigabytes of system memory for web content caching purposes, so even if you host lots of Internet sites on your dedicated server and they all use the Varnish caching platform, the improvement in their performance will be distinguishable. You will simply need to wait for a little while till Varnish caches whatever web pages the website visitors browse on their end. The Varnish platform performs best if the Internet sites use a dedicated IP address, but considering the fact that our servers include three cost-free IPs, you will have all that you need.