Varnish is a content caching platform, which is sometimes referred to as an HTTP reverse proxy. It’s a web application accelerator tool that can improve the load speed of a website by up to 1000 percent, depending on the content itself. Each time a visitor opens any page on a site that uses Varnish, the platform caches the page and delivers it instead of the web server when the visitor loads it again. In this way, the web browser request from the visitor is not processed by the server and the web page will open significantly faster, as the Varnish caching platform can deliver data many times faster than any server software. The end result will be a substantially faster loading website, which means an improved visitor experience. If any of the cached pages is updated on the live Internet site, the data that Varnish saves in its memory is updated as well, so the site visitors will never end up seeing old content.
Varnish in Cloud Web Hosting
Varnish is available as an optional upgrade with all our Linux cloud web hosting. You can add it to your account from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is offered with all shared packages and you will get an exceptionally user-friendly GUI, which will grant you full control over the caching system. Using one-click fast-access buttons, you can reboot or cancel any of the instances, in other words – Varnish will no longer work for a specific Internet site. You can also see an exhaustive system log file or delete the cache for any of the Internet sites. When you add Varnish to your shared hosting plan, you will be able to choose the maximum amount of memory that will be at your disposal for data caching purposes and the number of the sites that will use Varnish. You can always get more memory in increments of 32 megabytes and, for optimum performance, you can get a dedicated IP for the websites that will use Varnish. This will permit you to get the most out of your Internet sites and to have many satisfied users.
Varnish in VPS Web Hosting
The Varnish caching platform comes by default with each of the Linux VPS web hosting that we are offering as long as the server is ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel, so you can optimize the performance of your websites with only a few clicks. The more powerful the plan, the more system memory Varnish will have at its disposal, but even with a less powerful plan, the platform will be able to utilize several hundred megabytes, so even if you manage several websites, you will notice a great reduction in the server load and a tremendously better webpage loading speed. The Varnish caching platform will have to work for a while as the users navigate the website and once the website content has been cached, you will see the effects. One of the pluses of employing Varnish is that a less powerful and less costly VPS package will do the same job as a more expensive one without the caching platform, so not only will your sites perform considerably better, but you’ll also save a certain amount of money.
Varnish in Dedicated Servers Hosting
All Linux dedicated servers hosting that are ordered with the custom-developed Hepsia website hosting Control Panel include Varnish, which is one of the pre-installed software platforms that you’ll get with the dedicated server. The Varnish data caching platform can be set up and administered without any effort via Hepsia’s simple-to-use GUI and, with no more than one single mouse click, you can browse an elaborate system log, add or restart an instance, clear the cached files for any Internet site and much more. Soon after you enable Varnish for a specific domain or subdomain, it will start caching the web pages loaded by your website visitors and once it has cached enough web content, you will observe a substantially better website performance and a decreased load. With Varnish-dedicated virtual memory starting at 3 gigabytes, you will be able to use the platform for workload balancing purposes even if you run multiple Internet sites on the server.