Varnish is a web app accelerator tool, which has been gaining a lot of popularity in recent years, because it can increase the load speed of any site, at times even by one hundred percent, based on the content. This tool is sometimes called a caching HTTP reverse proxy too and is used to reduce the overall server load and to accelerate the access speed for the site visitors. Whenever a visitor accesses a page on a particular site, the web browser request is processed by the web server and the requested content is delivered as a reply. If Varnish is enabled, it caches the web pages that the website visitor opens and in case any of them is accessed once again, it is fetched by Varnish and not by the server directly. The increase in the performance comes from the fact that the accelerator handles the web requests tremendously faster than any web server, which leads to much faster browsing speeds for the visitors. In case any content is modified meanwhile, the cached web pages will also be updated the next time someone attempts to open them.
Varnish in Shared Web Hosting
Varnish comes as an optional upgrade with all our shared web hosting services
. You can add it to your account through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is available with all shared web hosting packages and you’ll get a rather intuitive GUI, which will grant you complete control over the data caching system. Using one-click quick-access buttons, you can restart or delete any of the instances, i.e. Varnish will no longer be enabled for a given site. You can also check an exhaustive system log or delete the cache for any of the sites. When you add Varnish to your hosting package, you will be able to select the maximum amount of system memory that will be at your disposal for caching purposes and the number of the sites that will use Varnish. You can always get more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for optimal performance, you can get a dedicated IP address for the websites that will use Varnish. This will allow you to take full advantage of your websites and to have lots of satisfied website visitors.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The Varnish caching platform is part of the default set of services that you will obtain if you choose to host your sites under a semi-dedicated server
account. You can enable it for any of your Internet sites through our innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The default system memory that the Varnish platform can use to cache data is 64 megabytes, but in case you decide that you want more, you can upgrade this memory from the Upgrades section of the Control Panel. You can also upgrade the Varnish instances, in other words – the number of the sites that can use this platform simultaneously. As these two features are not linked to each other, you can use a couple of Internet sites with the default amount of memory or you can get more memory in increments of 32 MB and use all of it for a single web site. The Varnish platform works best if you get a dedicated IP for the sites that utilize its power. Hepsia will provide you with a simple way of rebooting any instance. In addition, you will be able to clear the cached data with only a click.
Varnish in VPS Web Hosting
You can take full advantage of the workload balancing capabilities of Varnish with each of our Linux VPS web hosting services
if you select Hepsia as your web hosting Control Panel. The caching platform is available by default and the memory that it will be able to utilize to cache the content of your sites is dependent upon the given VPS plan that you’ve selected, but even with the less powerful packages, you will have at least several hundred megabytes of system memory at your disposal exclusively for caching purposes. This amount is sufficient to boost the overall performance of multiple websites. It will take a little time for you to notice the effects, since the Varnish platform caches the content that visitors request, but shortly thereafter you’ll notice the significantly lowered load on the VPS server and the enhanced site browsing speed. The Varnish platform will permit you to use a lower-end VPS plan for Internet sites that would usually require a more costly web hosting solution.
Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You can employ Varnish to accelerate the loading speed of any site that is hosted on a dedicated server
from our company if the Hepsia Control Panel is pre-installed on it. Not only will you get the caching platform ready for use at no extra fee, but you’ll also have full control over it through the Hepsia Control Panel’s simple-to-work-with graphical interface. It’ll take just one single mouse click to start or deactivate an instance or to clear the cached data for any Internet site that’s using the Varnish platform and in case you’re more practiced, you can also check the platform’s logs. Varnish comes with no less than three gigabytes of virtual memory for web content caching purposes, so even in case you run numerous websites on your dedicated machine and they all use the caching platform, the improvement in their overall performance will be distinguishable. You will just have to wait for a while till Varnish caches whatever web pages the visitors open on their end. The platform performs best when the websites use a dedicated IP, but due to the fact that our dedicated servers come with three free-of-cost IPs, you will have all that you need.