Varnish is a web application accelerator platform, which caches info for the sake of quicker access. It’s sometimes referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy as well and it interacts between a web server and a web browser. When a site visitor loads a specific page, its content is requested by the web browser, and then the web server handles this request and sends back the requested data. If Varnish is activated for a certain site, it will cache the pages on the first visit and in case the visitor opens a cached page once more, the content will be delivered by the caching platform instead of the web server. The accelerated load speed is a result of the much faster response speed that Varnish offers as compared with any web server software. At the same time, this doesn’t mean that the site visitors will continue being served the exact same content again and again, since any update on any of the web pages is reflected in the content that Varnish keeps in its memory.
Varnish in Cloud Website Hosting
In case you host your Internet sites in a cloud website hosting account with our company, you’ll be able to activate Varnish with a couple of clicks from your hosting Control Panel. The data caching platform comes as an upgrade with all our hosting plans and you can select how many sites will use it and the maximum amount of system memory that will be used for the cached data. The two upgradeable features in the Upgrades section of the Control Panel are the amount of memory and the number of instances and they are not linked directly to each other, so you can choose if you want lots of memory for one large-sized site or less memory for multiple smaller ones. You can unlock the full potential of the Varnish caching platform in case the sites use a dedicated IP address. With the hosting Control Panel, you can effortlessly start/reboot/terminate an instance, delete the cached contents independently for each site which uses Varnish or view a detailed system log file.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Varnish is a feature, which is offered as standard with all semi-dedicated hosting services offered by our company and you can use it for load balancing purposes. It is available in your Hepsia Control Panel. The caching platform comes with 64 megabytes of system memory for cached content storing purposes and you can employ it with any Internet site that you host in your semi-dedicated account. In case you need more than that, you can increase the memory quota. The memory itself is available in increments of 32 MB through the Control Panel’s Upgrades section. The very same Upgrades section will permit you to enable more instances too, in case you’d like to use Varnish with multiple websites. The two things can be ordered separately – you can cache the content of a single frequently visited Internet site or run several different websites with the default memory. You can take full advantage of the Varnish platform if you use a dedicated IP and you can order one with your semi-dedicated package as well. The Hepsia Control Panel will give you total control over the caching platform and, with no more than one click of the mouse, you will be able to delete the cached files, to check a log or to reboot an instance.
Varnish in VPS
You can take full advantage of the workload balancing capabilities of Varnish with each of our Linux VPS when you pick Hepsia as your Control Panel. The Varnish content caching platform is offered by default and the amount of system memory that it’ll be able to utilize to cache the content of your websites is dependent upon the specific VPS package that you’ve selected, but even with the less powerful plans, you’ll have no less than several hundred megabytes of system memory at your disposal only for caching purposes. This amount is sufficient to improve the performance of multiple sites. It’ll take some time for you to notice the effects, since the Varnish platform caches the content that visitors browse, but soon after that you will notice the significantly reduced load on the virtual machine and the enhanced site load speed. The Varnish caching platform will permit you to make use of a lower-end plan for sites which would normally require a more expensive hosting service.
Varnish in Dedicated Hosting
When you need a powerful hosting solution and you buy any of the Linux dedicated hosting services that we are offering, you’ll be able to use the Varnish caching platform to optimize the work of your Internet sites at no extra cost on the condition that the dedicated machine is ordered with our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Its easy-to-use interface will permit you to keep an eye on platform processes, to delete the cached contents or to reboot any instance with one mouse click. The minimal amount of memory that the Varnish platform can use to cache Internet site content is 3 GB, which is quite enough for a large number of large websites, so your dedicated server will be able to handle a tremendous load while your Internet site visitors are having a smooth browsing experience. Since your server will include a number of dedicated IPs, you’ll be able to use Varnish’s full potential.