Varnish is a web app accelerator, which has been gaining a lot of popularity lately, as it can increase the speed of any site, sometimes even by one hundred percent, based on the content itself. This tool is occasionally referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy too and is used to reduce the overall server load and to boost the browsing speed for the site visitors. Each time a visitor accesses a page on a given Internet site, the browser request is handled by the web server and the requested content is served as a reply. If the Varnish accelerator is activated, it caches the web pages that the site visitor browses and in case any of them is opened once again, it is fetched by Varnish and not by the web server directly. The performance increase comes from the fact that the accelerator processes the web requests significantly faster than any web server, which leads to much faster browsing speeds for the site visitors. If any data is modified in the meantime, the cached web pages will also be ‘refreshed’ the next time somebody attempts to open them.
Varnish in Cloud Hosting
Varnish is offered as an optional upgrade with each of our cloud hosting. You can add it to your web hosting account through the Hepsia Control Panel, which is offered with all shared web hosting packages and you will get a really easy-to-use GUI, which will grant you full control over the caching system. Using 1-click quick-access buttons, you can reboot or stop any of the instances, i.e. Varnish will no longer be activated for a given Internet site. You can also check an exhaustive log or clear the cache associated with any of the Internet sites. When you add Varnish to your shared web hosting plan, you’ll be able to choose the total amount of memory that will be at your disposal for content caching purposes and how many websites will use Varnish. You can always get more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for top performance, you can assign a dedicated IP address to the websites that will use Varnish. This will permit you to take full advantage of your Internet sites and to have plenty of satisfied site visitors.
Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Varnish is part of the basic service set that you will obtain if you decide to host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account. You can activate it for any of your Internet sites through our next-generation Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The default amount of system memory that the Varnish platform can use to cache content is 64 MB, but in case you decide that you want more, you can upgrade this amount 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 at the same time. As these two features aren’t tied to each other, you can use a couple of instances with the default amount of memory or you can order more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and use all of it for one single website. The Varnish platform works best when you use a dedicated IP address for the websites that utilize its power. The Hepsia Control Panel will provide you with a simple way of restarting any instance. On top of that, you’ll be able to delete the cached files with only one single mouse click.
Varnish in VPS Hosting
The Varnish platform is included by default with all Linux VPS hosting packages that we are offering as long as the virtual server is ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel, so you can boost the work of your websites with just a couple of mouse clicks. The more powerful the plan, the more system memory will be available to Varnish, but even with a low-end package, the caching platform will be able to utilize several hundred megabytes, so even if you have a number of sites, you’ll notice a substantial decrease in the server load and a significantly faster website loading speed. The Varnish caching platform will need to work for a little while as the users browse the web pages and as soon as the site content has been cached, you will see the effects. One of the upsides of employing Varnish is that a less powerful and less pricey plan will do the exact same job as a more costly one without the caching platform, so not only will your Internet sites perform much better, but you will also spare some cash.
Varnish in Dedicated Web Hosting
All dedicated servers hosting packages which are ordered with the in-house developed 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 platform can be configured and administered effortlessly through Hepsia’s simple-to-work-with interface and, with no more than one mouse click, you can check an in-depth system log, add or reboot an instance, clear the cache for any website and much more. Soon after you configure Varnish for a particular domain or sub-domain, it will begin caching the webpages opened by your site visitors and as soon as it has cached enough web content, you’ll witness a considerably better website performance in addition to a decreased load on your dedicated machine. With Varnish-dedicated system memory starting at 3 GB, you’ll be able to use the software platform for load distribution purposes even if you host numerous websites on your machine.