Varnish is a web accelerator platform, which caches information for the sake of quicker access. It’s sometimes called a caching HTTP reverse proxy as well and it works between a web server and a web browser. When a visitor loads a particular web page, its content is requested by the Internet browser, and then the web server processes this request and delivers the required data. If Varnish is activated for a given website, it will cache its pages at the very first request and in case the user visits a cached page once more, the information will be delivered by the caching platform instead of the web server. The accelerated speed is a result of the substantially faster response time that the Varnish platform offers as compared with any web server software. At the same time, this doesn’t mean that the website visitors will keep seeing the same content again and again, because any update on any of the web pages is reflected in the content that the Varnish platform caches in its system memory.
Varnish in Web Hosting
Varnish is available as an optional upgrade with each and every Linux web hosting and if you want to use it, you can add it to your web hosting account using the Upgrades menu in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. There’re two different things that can be upgraded – the number of instances and the system memory. The first one refers to the number of the websites that you wish to use Varnish for, whereas the second, which is available in increments of 32 MB, indicates the total amount of data that the platform can store at any particular time. Hepsia’s time and effort saving GUI will enable you to deactivate or to reboot any instance, to view detailed logs or to erase the platform’s cache with just a click. For maximum results, you can use a dedicated IP for the sites that will use the caching platform. With Varnish, your website will open substantially faster, meaning more pleased visitors and potential clients.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages include Varnish by default, so you can make full use of the website accelerator and increase the loading speed of any website that you host on our semi-dedicated servers. You’ll get 64 MB of memory dedicated to Varnish at no additional cost and you will be able to activate an instance with no more than a few clicks via the Hepsia 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 Upgrades section of the Control Panel and it will be at your disposal straight away. You can also add more instances as a separate upgrade, so you can choose whether a lot of content will be cached for a single website or whether the memory will be used by multiple sites. The Hepsia Control Panel will enable you to reboot or to terminate any instance, to check the system log file associated with it or to delete the cached files using 1-click controls. To get the most out of Varnish, you can get a dedicated IP address for the websites which will employ it.
Varnish in VPS Web Hosting
You can take advantage of Varnish with each of our virtual private server packages at no additional charge, since the data caching platform is pre-installed and is included by default. The one and only requirement is that the VPS must come with the Hepsia Control Panel, through which you will be able to activate Varnish for any of your websites with just a couple of mouse clicks. Each plan includes a different amount of system memory for data caching purposes, but you’ll get no less than several hundred MB, which is quite sufficient even for several large-sized sites. Shortly after you activate Varnish, it will begin caching the content that your site visitors request, so you’ll notice the much faster webpage loading speeds and the lowered load on the machine in no time. Varnish will allow you to use a less high-priced Virtual Private Server, as you will not require that much power to warrant the correct operation of your websites even if you’ve got large-size websites with a lot of visitors. Maximum results are achieved if the websites which use the Varnish caching platform also use a dedicated IP.
Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting
All dedicated servers hosting packages which are ordered with the custom-developed Hepsia website hosting Control Panel come with Varnish, which is among the pre-installed platforms that you’ll get with the dedicated server. The Varnish content caching platform can be enabled and administered with no effort from the Hepsia Control Panel’s easy-to-use interface and, with no more than one click, you can view a detailed log, add or reboot an instance, clear the cached content for any Internet site and much, much more. Soon after you set up Varnish for a particular domain or sub-domain, it will start caching the webpages browsed by your visitors and as soon as it has cached enough content, you will observe a considerably faster site performance plus a reduced load. With Varnish-dedicated memory starting at three gigabytes, you’ll be able to use the software platform for load distribution purposes even if you run a vast number of sites on your machine.