Varnish is a content caching platform, which is occasionally referred to as an HTTP reverse proxy. It’s a web application accelerator that can increase the loading speed of a website by up to one thousand percent, based on its content. Whenever 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 loads it again. In this way, the web browser request from the visitor is not processed by the web server and the page will open tremendously faster, as the Varnish platform can deliver data many times faster than any web server software. The result is a significantly faster loading site, which leads to an improved website browsing experience. When any of the cached webpages is updated on the live site, the information that Varnish keeps in its system memory is updated too, so the website visitors will not see outdated data.
Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting
Varnish is offered as an optional upgrade with each Linux cloud web hosting service and if you would like to use it, you can add it to your shared web hosting account via the Upgrades menu in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. There are two separate features that can be upgraded – the instances and the system memory. The first one depends on the number of the websites that you wish to employ Varnish for and the second one, which is available in increments of 32 megabytes, refers to the total amount of data that the data caching platform can cache at any particular time. The Hepsia Control Panel’s simple-to-use GUI will enable you to discontinue or to reboot any instance, to view comprehensive logs or to clear the platform’s cache with just one click. For optimum results, you can employ a dedicated IP for the sites that will use the caching platform. With Varnish, your site will load much faster, meaning more pleased website users and prospective customers.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Servers
Varnish is offered by default with all semi-dedicated hosting service that we’re offering and you can use it for load distribution purposes. It’s available in your Hepsia Control Panel. The Varnish content caching platform comes with 64 megabytes of system memory for cached data storing purposes and you can use it with any website that you host in your account. If you are in need of more, you can increase the memory allocation. The memory itself is offered in increments of 32 megabytes in the Control Panel’s Upgrades section. The very same section will permit you to create more instances as well, if you wish to use the Varnish platform with more Internet sites. The two things can be ordered separately – you can cache the content of a single resource-consuming website or run several different sites with the default memory. You can get the most out of the Varnish platform if you use a dedicated IP address and you can order one with your semi-dedicated server plan as well. The Hepsia Control Panel will grant you total control over the platform and, with no more than one single mouse click, you’ll be able to clear the cached data, to see a system log file or to restart an instance.
Varnish in VPS Servers
You can use the workload balancing potential of Varnish with any of our VPS servers in case you choose Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel. The caching platform is available by default and the memory that it’ll be able to use to cache your site content is dependent on the specific VPS plan that you’ve chosen, but even with the lower-end packages, you’ll have at least several hundred megabytes of system memory at your disposal only for content caching purposes. This amount is sufficient to boost the overall performance of numerous sites. It will take a little time for you to distinguish the effects, as Varnish caches the content that site visitors open, but shortly thereafter you will notice the considerably less load on the VPS server and the increased website browsing speed. Varnish will allow you to make use of a lower-end package for Internet sites which would usually require a more expensive hosting service.
Varnish in Dedicated Servers
If you order a dedicated server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will acquire the Varnish platform at no extra fee and you’ll exert complete control over it through a quite simple-to-work-with graphical interface – you will be able to start, to cancel or to reboot an instance, to check a comprehensive log, to delete the cached content associated with any site and much, much more. The Varnish platform will have several GB of system memory at its disposal, so even if you host large-size Internet sites with a lot of visitors, you’ll notice the significantly better site load speeds and the less load on your server. This will happen soon after you begin using the Varnish platform, since it will need some time to cache the website content that people open. You can get the most out of the platform’s capabilities if the websites that are using it also use a dedicated IP, but considering the fact that your dedicated server comes with a couple of IPs by default, you will not need to pay anything on top of your monthly charge for the machine itself.