Varnish is a data caching platform, which is sometimes referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. It’s a web application accelerator that can increase the load speed of a website by up to 1000 percent, based on its content. Whenever a visitor opens any page on a site that uses Varnish, the platform caches the page and delivers it instead of the web server in case the visitor opens it again. In this way, the web browser request from the visitor is not handled by the web server and the page will load considerably faster, as the Varnish platform can deliver content many times faster than any web server software. The end result is a significantly faster loading page, which leads to a much-improved browsing experience. If any of the cached webpages is updated on the live Internet site, the information that Varnish stores in its system memory is updated as well, so the users won’t end up seeing out-of-date information.

Varnish in Cloud Website Hosting

Varnish comes as an optional upgrade with all our cloud website hosting. You can add it to your web hosting account through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is available with all shared hosting plans and you will get a truly simple-to-work-with interface, which will give you complete control over the caching system. Using one-click fast-access buttons, you can restart or turn off any of the instances, in other words – Varnish will no longer be activated for a specific Internet site. You can also check an exhaustive system log file or clear the cache associated with any of the Internet sites. When you add Varnish to your hosting package, you will be able to select the total amount of system 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 MB and, for optimal performance, you can set a dedicated IP address for the websites that will use Varnish. This will allow you to get the most out of your websites and to have plenty of satisfied site visitors.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Varnish caching platform is an essential part of the basic set of services that you’ll receive in case you decide to host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account. You can enable it for any of your sites through our innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The default amount of memory that the Varnish caching platform can use to cache data is 64 megabytes, but if you decide that you need more, you can upgrade this memory from the Control Panel’s Upgrades section. You can also upgrade the Varnish instances, in other words – the number of the Internet sites that can use this platform at the same time. Since these two things aren’t tied to each other, you can use a few instances with the default amount of memory or you can add more memory in increments of 32 MB and use all of it for a single Internet site. Varnish works best if you set a dedicated IP for the Internet sites that utilize its power. The Hepsia Control Panel will offer you an easy means of rebooting any instance. Also, you will be able to clear the cached data with just one single mouse click.

Varnish in VPS Servers

You can use Varnish with all our VPS server packages at no extra charge, as the caching platform is pre-installed and is offered by default. The only condition is that the VPS must be ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel, via which you will be able to set up Varnish for any of your sites with only a few clicks of the mouse. Each plan comes with a different amount of memory for data caching purposes, but you will have at least several hundred megabytes, which is quite sufficient even for several resource-hungry Internet sites. Soon after you enable the Varnish platform, it will start caching the content that your visitors access, so you will notice the tremendously better web page loading speeds and the decreased server load in no time. The platform will allow you to use a less pricey VPS, as you will not require that much power to warrant the correct operation of your Internet sites even if you run large-scale Internet sites with a lot of visitors. Optimum results are achieved if the Internet sites that use the Varnish platform also use a dedicated IP.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers

All dedicated servers that are ordered with the custom-developed Hepsia website hosting Control Panel include Varnish, which is one of the pre-installed platforms that you’ll get with the server. The Varnish platform can be enabled and managed with no effort via Hepsia’s intuitive graphical interface and, with no more than one click, you can view an elaborate system log, add or reboot an instance, clear the cached content associated with any Internet site and much, much more. Soon after you configure Varnish for a given domain or sub-domain, it will begin caching the webpages loaded by your visitors and once it has cached enough content, you’ll witness a significantly better site performance and a lowered load on the dedicated machine. With Varnish-dedicated system memory starting at 3 gigabytes, you’ll be able to use the software platform for workload distribution purposes even if you host a large number of sites on the dedicated machine.