Varnish is a web app accelerator platform, which caches information for the sake of faster response times. It is occasionally called an HTTP reverse proxy too and it interacts between a web server and an Internet browser. When a website visitor accesses a certain webpage, the content is requested by the web browser, and then the server handles this browser request and returns the necessary content. If Varnish is activated for a site, it will cache the pages at the first visit and if the user accesses a cached page once again, the info will be delivered by the accelerator platform instead of the server. The improved speed is a result of the significantly faster response time that the Varnish platform offers as compared with any server software. Of course, this doesn’t mean that the visitors will keep being served the very same content over and over again, as any update on any of the pages is reflected in the content that Varnish caches in its system memory.

Varnish in Cloud Hosting

You can use Varnish’s full potential and improve the speed of your websites regardless of the cloud hosting plan that you’ve picked and you can enable and set up the data caching platform with a couple of clicks of the mouse via the easy-to-use interface offered by our next-generation Hepsia Control Panel. In the meantime, you will be able to select two different things – how many sites will use the Varnish platform, in other words – the number of instances, and how much info will be cached, i.e. the amount of memory. The latter is offered in increments of 32 MB and is not linked to the number of instances, so you can add more instances and less memory and the other way around. In case you’ve got a lot of content on a certain site and you win numerous website visitors, more memory will give you a better result. You may also consider using a dedicated IP address for the Internet sites that will use Varnish. Hepsia will offer you easy 1-click buttons for switching off or restarting any instance, for deleting the cache associated with any Internet site and for seeing comprehensive system logs.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Varnish platform is an essential part of the basic set of services that you will acquire when you decide to host your sites under a semi-dedicated server account. You can configure it for any of your websites through our advanced Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The default memory that the Varnish platform can use to cache data is 64 megabytes, but if you decide that you need more, you can upgrade this memory from the Upgrades section of the Control Panel. You can also upgrade the Varnish instances, i.e. the number of the websites that can use this caching platform simultaneously. As these two features aren’t linked to each other, you can use a couple of sites with the default memory or you can add more memory in increments of 32 MB and use all of it for a single website. Varnish performs best if you use a dedicated IP for the Internet sites that utilize its power. Hepsia will offer you an easy way of restarting any instance. In addition, you’ll be able to clear the cached files with just one single click of the mouse.

Varnish in VPS

You can use the load balancing capabilities of Varnish with each of our Linux VPS if you choose Hepsia as your web hosting Control Panel. The Varnish platform comes by default and the system memory that it will be able to utilize to cache the content of your websites is dependent on the given Virtual Private Server package that you have picked, but even with the lower-end plans, you’ll have no less than several hundred MB of memory at your disposal solely for data caching purposes. This amount is enough to boost the overall performance of multiple Internet sites. It’ll take a little time for you to detect the effects, since Varnish caches the content that website visitors request, but after that you’ll notice the substantially less load on the virtual server and the accelerated site loading speed. The Varnish platform will permit you to use a less powerful package for Internet sites that would normally need a more expensive web hosting service.

Varnish in Dedicated Hosting

If you need a powerful website hosting solution and you buy any of the Linux dedicated hosting offered by us, you’ll be able to use the Varnish content caching platform to optimize the performance of your websites at no extra cost on the condition that the server is ordered with our leading-edge Hepsia Control Panel. Its simple-to-navigate graphical interface will enable you to monitor platform processes, to delete the cache or to restart any instance with one single click of the mouse. The minimal amount of memory that the platform can employ to cache content is three gigabytes, which is quite enough for an enormous collection of resource-intensive websites, so your server will be able to deal with a huge load while your website visitors are having a seamless web browsing experience. Since your dedicated server will include several different dedicated IPs, you’ll be able to use Varnish’s full capacity.