Varnish is a web application accelerator platform, which caches content for quicker response times. It is occasionally referred to as an HTTP reverse proxy as well and it interacts between a web server and its users. When a website visitor accesses a certain page, the content is requested by the Internet browser, and then the web server processes this request and sends back the needed info. If Varnish is activated for a specific site, it will cache its pages at the first request and if the user visits a cached page for a second time, the data will be delivered by the accelerator platform instead of the server. The increased load speed is an end result of the substantially faster response speed that Varnish offers compared to any web server software. Of course, this doesn’t mean that the users will continue seeing the exact same content over and over again, because any modification on any of the web pages is reflected in the content that Varnish saves in its memory.

Varnish in Cloud Website Hosting

In case you host your Internet sites in a cloud website hosting account with us, you’ll be able to add Varnish with several clicks of the mouse via your hosting Control Panel. The data caching platform is offered as an upgrade with all our plans and you can select the number of the sites that will use it and the total amount of system memory that will be available for the cached content. The two features that can be upgraded in the Upgrades section of the Control Panel are the number of instances and the amount of system memory and they aren’t directly linked to each other, so you can choose whether you need lots of memory for one large-scale site or less memory for multiple smaller ones. You can use the full potential of the Varnish caching platform if the websites use a dedicated IP address. Using the Control Panel, you can effortlessly start/reboot/cancel an instance, delete the cached content independently for each website that uses Varnish or see an elaborate system log file.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting include Varnish by default, so you can use the web app accelerator and boost the load speed of any site that you host on our semi-dedicated servers. You will get 64 MB of system memory dedicated to Varnish at no additional cost and you will be able to create an instance with no more than a few mouse clicks from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is included with the semi-dedicated packages. If you want more memory, the latter is available in increments of 32 MB through the Control Panel’s Upgrades section and it will be at your disposal immediately. You can also add more instances as an upgrade, so you can choose whether plenty of data will be cached for one website or whether the memory will be used by several Internet sites. Hepsia will enable you to restart or to disable any instance, to check the system log file for it or to clear the cached data using 1-click controls. To take full advantage of the Varnish accelerator, you can allocate a dedicated IP to the websites which will use it.

Varnish in VPS Web Hosting

We offer Varnish with all Hepsia-equipped Linux VPS web hosting, so if you buy a server with this web hosting Control Panel, you will be able to use the content caching platform at no additional charge. The Varnish platform can utilize different amounts of memory for data caching purposes based on the very package that you’ve picked on the order page, but at any rate, this amount won’t be less than several hundred MB. This is quite enough to boost the performance of several different resource-consuming Internet sites, so the better website loading speeds and the reduced load on the Virtual Private Server will be discernible. The effect may not be evident right away, since the Varnish platform will require a certain amount of time to cache the site content that people access, but shortly after you set it up, you’ll feel its full potential. This caching platform will permit you to use a lower-end VPS server and to give less cash to get the very same performance you would get with a higher-end machine without Varnish.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You can use Varnish to boost the speed of any site that’s hosted on a dedicated server with our company when the Hepsia hosting Control Panel is pre-installed on the machine. Not only will you get the caching platform ready to be used at no extra cost, but you will also have full control over it through Hepsia’s easy-to-use graphical interface. It’ll take just one single click to start or deactivate an instance or to clear the cached data associated with any Internet site that is using the Varnish platform and in case you are more trained, you can also view the platform’s logs. Varnish comes with no less than 3 gigabytes of virtual memory for website content caching purposes, so even if you host a large number of websites on your dedicated machine and they all use the caching platform, the improvement in their overall performance will be obvious. You’ll just need to wait for a while until Varnish caches whatever web pages the visitors open on their end. The Varnish platform works best when the sites use a dedicated IP, but considering the fact that our servers include three cost-free IPs, you’ll have all that you need.