Varnish is a website accelerator platform, which caches data for quicker access. It’s sometimes called a caching HTTP reverse proxy too and it interacts between a web server and a web browser. When a site visitor loads a given page, its content is requested by the browser, and then the web server processes this browser request and delivers the required data. If Varnish is enabled for a given site, it will cache its pages on the very first request and in case the user accesses a cached page once more, the data will be delivered by the caching platform instead of the web server. The boosted speed is an end result of the significantly faster response speed that Varnish offers as compared to any web server software. At the same time, this doesn’t mean that the website visitors will continue being served the very same content over and over again, as any update on any of the web pages is reflected in the content that the Varnish platform stores in its memory.

Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting

You can use Varnish’s potential and increase the loading speed of your websites irrespective of the cloud web hosting plan that you’ve picked and you can enable and set up the data caching platform with a couple of mouse clicks from the simple-to-work-with interface offered by our innovative Hepsia Control Panel. During the process, you will be able to select two separate things – how many sites will employ Varnish, in other words – the number of instances, and how much info will be cached, in other words – the amount of memory. The latter comes in increments of 32 megabytes and is not linked to the number of instances, so you can add more instances and less memory and the other way around. If you’ve got plenty of content on a particular site and you attract plenty of site visitors, more system memory will guarantee you better results. You may also consider using a dedicated IP address for the sites that will use the Varnish caching platform. Hepsia will offer you simple one-click controls for deleting or restarting any instance, for deleting the cache associated with each Internet site and for viewing elaborate system logs.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Servers

Varnish is included by default with all semi-dedicated plans offered by our company and you can use it for load distribution purposes. It’s available in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The caching platform comes with 64 MB of system memory for cached data storing purposes and you can use it with any website that you host in your semi-dedicated account. If you are in need of more than that, you can increase the memory quota. The memory itself is available in increments of 32 megabytes in the Control Panel’s Upgrades section. The very same Upgrades section will allow you to activate more instances too, in case you want to use the Varnish platform with more websites. The two upgrades can be ordered separately – you can cache the content of a single regularly visited site or use a number of websites with the default memory allocation. You can take full advantage of the Varnish platform in case you have a dedicated IP address and you can get one with your semi-dedicated package as well. The Hepsia Control Panel will grant you complete control over the caching platform and, with no more than one single mouse click, you’ll be able to clear the cached content, to check a system log or to reboot an instance.

Varnish in VPS Servers

The Varnish content caching platform comes by default with each of the Linux VPS servers that we are offering on the condition that the virtual machine is ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel, so you can boost the overall performance of your websites with just a few clicks of the mouse. The more powerful the package, the more system memory will be available to Varnish, but even with a low-end plan, the platform will be able to utilize several hundred megabytes, so even if you own several sites, you’ll notice an immense reduction in the server load and a tremendously faster site loading speed. The Varnish platform will need to work for a little while as the users browse the pages and as soon as the website content has been cached, you will notice the effects. One of the advantages of employing Varnish is that a lower-end and less high-priced plan will do the same job as a more costly one without the caching platform, so not only will your Internet sites work much better, but you will also spare some money.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers

All dedicated servers which are ordered with the tailor-made Hepsia web hosting Control Panel come with Varnish, which is one of the pre-installed software platforms that you’ll get with the server. The Varnish platform can be set up and managed with no effort through Hepsia’s easy-to-use GUI and, with no more than one single click, you can check a comprehensive system log, add or reboot an instance, delete the cached content associated with any website and much, much more. Soon after you configure Varnish for a specific domain or sub-domain, it will begin caching the pages loaded by the site visitors and once it has cached enough web content, you will witness a significantly better site performance in addition to a reduced load on the dedicated machine. With Varnish-dedicated virtual memory starting at 3 GB, you’ll be able to use the software platform for workload distribution purposes even if you run an enormous number of websites on your dedicated machine.