Varnish is a web app accelerator tool, which has been gaining a lot in popularity in recent years, as it can increase the loading speed of any website, sometimes even by one hundred percent, depending on the content itself. This tool is occasionally referred to as a caching HTTP reverse proxy as well and is used to reduce the overall load on the server and to accelerate the browsing speed for the website visitors. Whenever a visitor accesses a page on a certain website, the browser request is processed by the web server and the requested content is sent as a reply. If Varnish is activated, it caches the pages that the visitor browses and in case any of them is opened for a second time, it’s served by Varnish and not by the server directly. The improvement in the performance is due to the fact that the accelerator processes the web requests considerably quicker than any web server, which leads to much faster browsing speeds for the visitors. In case any content is updated in the meantime, the cached webpages will also be ‘refreshed’ the next time somebody attempts to open them.

Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting

Varnish comes as an optional upgrade with all our cloud web hosting. You can add it to your website hosting account from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is offered with all shared hosting plans and you’ll get an amazingly simple-to-work-with GUI, which will give you full control over the caching platform. Using one-click fast-access buttons, you can restart or terminate any of the instances, i.e. Varnish will no longer be activated for a particular site. You can also check a detailed log file or erase the cache for any of the sites. When you add Varnish to your web hosting plan, you’ll be able to choose the maximum amount of memory that will be at your disposal for caching purposes and the number of the websites that will use Varnish. You can always order more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for maximum performance, you can allocate a dedicated IP address to the sites that will use Varnish. This will enable you to take full advantage of your websites and to have a lot of happy website visitors.

Varnish in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Varnish is included as standard with all Linux semi-dedicated hosting offered by us and you can use it for load distribution purposes. It is available in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The Varnish platform comes with 64 MB of system memory for cached data storing purposes and you can use it with any site that you host in your semi-dedicated account. If you are in need of more than that, you can increase the memory allowance. The memory itself is available in increments of 32 megabytes through the Control Panel’s Upgrades section. The exact same section will allow you to enable more instances as well, if you’d like to use the Varnish platform with multiple websites. The two things can be ordered independently – you can cache the content of one single resource-intensive website or use a number of sites with the default memory allocation. You can get the most out of Varnish in case you use a dedicated IP address and you can get one with your semi-dedicated server plan as well. The Hepsia Control Panel will grant you full control over the caching platform and, with no more than a click, you’ll be able to clear the cached files, to check a log file or to restart an instance.

Varnish in VPS Hosting

You can take full advantage of the load balancing potential of Varnish with each of our Linux VPS hosting packages when you choose Hepsia as your hosting Control Panel. The Varnish content caching platform is available by default and the amount of memory that it’ll be able to utilize to cache the content of your websites is dependent on the particular Virtual Private Server plan that you’ve chosen, but even with the lower-end plans, you’ll have no less than several hundred megabytes of memory at your disposal only for data caching purposes. This amount is sufficient enough to enhance the work of numerous Internet sites. It’ll take some time for you to notice the results, since Varnish caches the content that visitors browse, but soon after that you will notice the substantially decreased load on the Virtual Private Server and the accelerated site loading speed. Varnish will permit you to use a lower-end package for Internet sites that would typically require a more costly hosting solution.

Varnish in Dedicated Web Hosting

You can use Varnish to boost the load speed of any site that is hosted on a dedicated server from us if the Hepsia hosting Control Panel is pre-installed on the machine. Not only will you get the content caching platform ready for use at no additional fee, but you’ll also have total control over it via Hepsia’s easy-to-navigate GUI. It will take just one click to start or delete an instance or to clear the cached files associated with any Internet site that is using the Varnish platform and in case you are more tech-savvy, you can also browse the platform’s system logs. Varnish comes with at least 3 gigabytes of virtual memory for site content caching purposes, so even if you run a large number of sites on your server and they all use the Varnish platform, the improvement in their overall performance will be obvious. You’ll just have to wait for a while till Varnish caches whatever web pages the website visitors load on their end. The platform works best if the sites use a dedicated IP, but since our servers include 3 charge-free IP addresses, you’ll have all that you need.