Varnish is a data caching platform, which is sometimes called an HTTP reverse proxy. It is a website accelerator that can increase the load speed of a website by up to 1000 percent, based on its content. Whenever a visitor accesses any page on a site that uses Varnish, the platform caches the page and delivers it instead of the web server if the visitor opens it again. In this way, the web browser request from the visitor is not processed by the web server and the page will load much faster, since Varnish can deliver content many times faster than any server software. The end result will be a significantly faster loading site, which means an enormously improved browsing experience. In case any of the cached web pages is updated on the actual site, the info that Varnish saves in its memory is updated as well, so the site visitors will never end up seeing old information.

Varnish in Web Hosting

Varnish is available as an optional upgrade with each Linux web hosting service and if you wish to use it, you can add it to your shared hosting account through the Upgrades section in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. There are two different features that can be upgraded – the number of instances and the memory. The first one refers to the number of the websites that you would like to employ Varnish for and the second one, which is available in increments of 32 MB, shows the maximum amount of data that the platform can store at any given time. The Hepsia Control Panel’s time and effort saving interface will allow you to remove or to restart any instance, to view in-depth system logs or to get rid of the platform’s cache with just one mouse click. For optimal results, you can use a dedicated IP address for the Internet sites that will use the platform. With Varnish, your site will load much faster, meaning more satisfied site users and prospective clients.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated services come with Varnish by default, so you can make use of the web accelerator and boost the loading speed of any site that you host on our platform. You will get 64 megabytes of system memory particularly for the Varnish accelerator at no extra charge and you will be able to add an instance with no more than a few mouse clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with the semi-dedicated server plans. 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 available to you immediately. You can also order more instances as a separate upgrade, so you can decide if plenty of content will be cached for a single site or if the available memory will be used by multiple Internet sites. The Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to reboot or to stop any instance, to view the system log file for it or to clear the cached data using one-click controls. To get the most out of the Varnish accelerator, you can allocate a dedicated IP to the Internet sites that will use it.

Varnish in VPS Web Hosting

We provide Varnish with all Hepsia-managed VPS web hosting services, so in case you order a VPS with this web hosting Control Panel, you’ll be able to take advantage of the data caching platform at no extra cost. Varnish can use different amounts of system memory for caching purposes depending on the specific Virtual Private Server package that you’ve selected during the registration process, but at any rate, this amount will not be less than several hundred megabytes. This is quite enough to optimize the work of several busy websites, so the better page load speeds and the decreased server load will be noticeable. The result may not be obvious instantly, as the Varnish platform will require a certain amount of time to cache the content that people access, but shortly after you set it up, you will observe its full potential. This caching platform will allow you to use a less powerful Virtual Private Server and to pay less cash to get the very same performance you’d get with a higher-end virtual machine without Varnish.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting

In case you order a dedicated server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will obtain the Varnish content caching platform at no extra fee and you’ll have full control over it through a very easy-to-navigate graphical interface – you’ll be able to start, to delete or to reboot an instance, to view a detailed log, to clear the cached files associated with any website and much more. The Varnish caching platform will have several gigabytes of virtual memory at its disposal, so even if you manage traffic-hungry sites with a large number of visitors, you will notice the much faster page load speeds and the decreased load. This will become a fact shortly after you begin using the Varnish platform, since it will require some time to cache the content that visitors browse. You can get the most out of the platform’s capabilities if the sites that are using it use also a dedicated IP address, but due to the fact that your dedicated server comes with several IPs by default, you won’t need to pay anything on top of the monthly fee for the machine itself.