Varnish is a web application accelerator platform, which caches data for the sake of faster response times. It’s sometimes referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy too and it works between a web server and its users. When a visitor opens a certain web page, the content is requested by the web browser, and then the web server handles this request and delivers the requested information. If Varnish is activated for a given site, it will cache its pages at the first visit and if the visitor visits a cached page for a second time, the content will be delivered by the caching platform instead of the server. The increased speed is an end result of the much faster response speed that Varnish offers as compared to any web server software. At the same time, this doesn’t mean that the visitors will continue being served the same content again and again, since any update on any of the web pages is reflected in the content that Varnish caches in its memory.

Varnish in Shared Hosting

You can take advantage of Varnish’s potential and improve your sites’ load speed irrespective of the shared hosting package that you’ve picked and you can add and configure the data caching platform with several clicks of the mouse through the easy-to-work-with interface offered by our leading-edge Hepsia Control Panel. During the process, you’ll be able to choose two separate things – how many Internet sites will use the Varnish platform, in other words – the number of instances, and how much content will be cached, in other words – the amount of system memory. The latter is available in increments of 32 MB and is not tied to the number of instances, so you can use more instances with less memory and the other way around. If you’ve got plenty of content on a given website and you attract many site visitors, more system memory will give you better results. You may also consider employing a dedicated IP for the sites that will use Varnish. Hepsia will provide you with simple one-click controls for cancelling or rebooting any instance, for deleting the cache associated with any site and for viewing in-depth system logs.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our semi-dedicated service come with Varnish by default, so you can use the web app accelerator tool and enhance the loading speed of any website that you host on our platform. You’ll get 64 megabytes of system memory dedicated to the Varnish accelerator at no extra fee and you can create an instance with no more than a few mouse clicks via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with the semi-dedicated packages. If you need more memory, the latter is available in increments of 32 MB through the Upgrades section of the Control Panel and it will be at your disposal immediately. You can also order more instances as a separate upgrade, so you can choose if lots of data will be cached for a single website or whether the available memory will be used by multiple Internet sites. Hepsia will permit you to restart or to disable any instance, to see the system log for it or to delete the cached data using one-click buttons. To get the most out of the Varnish accelerator, you can assign a dedicated IP address to the websites which will use it.

Varnish in VPS Servers

You can take full advantage of the workload balancing potential of Varnish with each of our Linux VPS servers when you choose Hepsia as your web hosting Control Panel. The content caching platform comes by default and the amount of memory that it’ll be able to utilize to cache the content of your websites depends on the particular VPS plan that you’ve chosen, but even with the less powerful plans, you’ll have at least several hundred megabytes of system memory at your disposal only for data caching purposes. This amount is sufficient to boost the work of numerous websites. It’ll take a little time for you to notice the results, since Varnish caches the content that site visitors open, but shortly thereafter you’ll notice the considerably decreased load on your virtual server and the accelerated site browsing speed. The Varnish platform will allow you to use a lower-end plan for sites which would typically need a more costly hosting service.

Varnish in Dedicated Servers

When you want the most powerful web hosting solution and you acquire any of the dedicated servers that we are offering, you’ll be able to use the Varnish content caching platform to improve the performance of your sites at no extra fee on the condition that the dedicated server is ordered with our next-generation Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Its simple-to-navigate interface will permit you to monitor platform processes, to clear the cached contents or to reboot any instance with one single mouse click. The minimum amount of system memory that the platform can use to cache Internet site content is 3 GB, which is more than enough for an immense collection of frequently visited Internet sites, so your server will be able to cope with a tremendous load while your visitors are enjoying a smooth web browsing experience. Since your dedicated server will come with several different dedicated IPs, you will be able to use Varnish’s maximum potential.