Varnish is a website accelerator platform, which caches content for the sake of faster access. It’s sometimes referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy too and it interacts between a web server and an Internet browser. When a website visitor opens a specific web page, its content is requested by the browser, and then the server handles this request and delivers the required content. If Varnish is activated for a given site, it will cache its pages at the first visit and in case the visitor opens a cached page once again, the info will be delivered by the accelerator platform instead of the server. The increased load speed is an end result of the much faster response speed that the Varnish platform offers compared with any server software. At the same time, this does not mean that the website visitors will keep being served the exact same content again and again, since any modification on any of the pages is reflected in the content that the Varnish platform stores in its system memory.

Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting

Varnish comes as an optional upgrade with all our Linux cloud web hosting. You can add it to your hosting account via the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all shared web hosting packages and you’ll get a truly easy-to-work-with interface, which will grant you full control over the data caching platform. Using 1-click quick-access buttons, you can reboot or cancel any of the instances, i.e. Varnish will no longer work for a particular site. You can also see a detailed log file or erase the cache associated with any of the websites. When you add Varnish to your shared hosting package, you’ll be able to select the maximum amount of system memory that will be available to you for data caching purposes and the number of the sites that will use Varnish. You can always order more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for optimal performance, you can get a dedicated IP for the websites that will use Varnish. This will allow you to get the most out of your websites and to have numerous pleased website visitors.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting come with Varnish by default, so you can take full advantage of the web accelerator and optimize the speed of any website that you host on our platform. You will get 64 MB of memory particularly for Varnish at no extra charge and you can create an instance with no more than a couple of mouse clicks through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with the semi-dedicated packages. In case you need more memory, the latter is offered in increments of 32 MB through the Control Panel’s Upgrades section and it will be at your disposal straight away. You can also add more instances as an upgrade, so you can decide whether lots of data will be cached for a single site or whether the available memory will be utilized by multiple Internet sites. The Hepsia Control Panel will enable you to restart or to shut down any instance, to check the system log file for it or to delete the cached content using 1-click controls. To get the most out of the Varnish accelerator, you can assign a dedicated IP address to the Internet sites that will employ it.

Varnish in VPS Web Hosting

You can take advantage of Varnish with each of our virtual private server packages at no extra fee, since the content caching platform is pre-installed and is offered by default. The one and only requirement is that the Virtual Private Server must be ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, through which you will be able to set up Varnish for any of your Internet sites with just a few clicks of the mouse. Each plan comes with a different amount of memory for content caching purposes, but you will have minimum several hundred megabytes, which is enough even for multiple resource-hungry sites. Shortly after you enable the Varnish platform, it’ll start caching the content that your visitors access, so you will notice the considerably better web page loading speeds and the reduced load on your server very soon. The Varnish caching platform will allow you to use a less expensive virtual server, as you will not need that much power to guarantee the correct operation of your sites even if you’ve got large-size sites with plenty of visitors. Maximum results are accomplished if the websites which use Varnish use also a dedicated IP.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting

All Linux dedicated servers hosting that are ordered with the custom Hepsia website hosting Control Panel feature Varnish, which is one of the pre-installed software platforms that you will get with the dedicated server. The Varnish data caching platform can be activated and managed without effort via Hepsia’s easy-to-work-with GUI and, with no more than one single click, you can view an exhaustive system log, add or restart an instance, clear the cached content associated with any Internet site and much, much more. Soon after you set up Varnish for a certain domain or sub-domain, it will begin caching the pages requested by the visitors and as soon as it has cached enough content, you’ll witness a significantly better website performance in addition to a reduced load on the dedicated machine. With Varnish-dedicated system memory starting at 3 GB, you’ll be able to use the software platform for workload balancing purposes even if you run plenty of websites on the dedicated machine.