What precisely do web accelerators do? What could you do to be able to boost your Internet site's loading speed?
A web accelerator is a server-side app which accelerates an Internet site. Such a piece of software could function in different ways based on the site content, but in the general case all such apps cache content and deliver it instead of the hosting server. That's valid for both static and dynamic sites because the cached content may be simple text or database responses and the benefit of employing a web accelerator is not simply the faster loading Internet site, but also the decreased overall load on the server. That way, you'll be able to employ a lower-end hosting plan that will also cost less while your visitors can still enjoy superior browsing speeds. Several firms supply web accelerators with their hosting deals and they often offer only one, while we offer three different ones which will enable you to boost the performance of any sort of website substantially.
Web Accelerators in Shared Website Hosting
Our shared website hosting
solutions include 3 web accelerators that you could employ depending on the sites that you'd like to run. Memcached is used to cache database or API calls and responses, which could considerably enhance the functionality of dynamic websites. Varnish is a popular HTTP accelerator which caches web pages and provides them to the website visitors faster than the web server after the first time they open them. Node.js is an event-driven platform employed for scalable real-time applications such as booking sites. Depending on the Internet hosting package you select, these three applications could already be included or may be optional upgrades. Regardless, you shall be able to pick how many instances of each one of them shall be at your disposal and how much memory they ought to use. These accelerators are supplied only by several Internet hosting providers, including ours, and they can boost the speed of your web apps considerably.
Web Accelerators in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to use Memcached, Varnish or Node.js for the sites hosted within your semi-dedicated server
account depending on the nature of the site content. Memcached, for instance, caches database requests, therefore it's a great choice for any script app such as WordPress or Joomla™
. That way, the database server will not need to process the same request if multiple users open a webpage with the same content. Varnish is very similar, but it's a general-purpose accelerator as it caches any type of content the first time a guest opens a page. In case that web page is opened again by the same website visitor, it shall be delivered by Varnish at a much higher speed compared to the hosting server. Using this web accelerator will decrease the load generated by your Internet sites substantially. Last, but not least, Node.js shall allow you to produce scalable web programs like hotel booking websites or chats. Its advantage over similar platforms is that it doesn't wait for a client to submit a substantial piece of info, but processes whatever the client is typing in real-time. The 3 web accelerators are available within the Hepsia CP and you will be able to pick how many instances of each and every one of them will run and the maximum amount of memory they'll use.
Web Accelerators in VPS Servers
We offer Memcached, Node.js and Varnish with all VPS servers
which are ordered with the Hepsia CP. Your server will also come with a few hundred megabytes of dedicated memory for these accelerators and the specific amount would depend on the package that you select. Memcached is employed for script-driven sites since it caches database responses, thus decreasing the amount of queries which a script sends to its database. It could be employed for any script including WordPress or Joomla™
. Node.js is an effective platform for building web apps such as booking sites and chats. The real-time interaction between users and a hosting server is carried out by processing smaller bits of information as soon any user inputs anything on the website. By comparison, other platforms await users to enter loads of information before they process it, consequently they work slowly. Varnish is a multi-purpose accelerator that caches whole webpages and delivers them instead of the server at a faster rate. It's also often called an HTTP reverse proxy and it can easily speed up any type of site.
Web Accelerators in Dedicated Servers
If you buy a dedicated server
from us and you pick Hepsia as the hosting CP, you'll be able to use Node.js, Memcached and Varnish for your sites. All packages come with several gigabytes of memory dedicated to those accelerators and the specific amount depends on the package that you select. Node.js is employed for scalable online apps like browser games or hotel booking and it processes the data right away as the user enters it, which makes it much faster than comparable platforms. Memcached caches database and API responses, so if you employ it for a script-driven site, not simply will the site work faster, but also the load on the web server will minimize since there shall be a lesser amount of database queries to be processed. Varnish also caches content, but it's not at all limited to databases. Instead, it caches entire web pages once a visitor opens them and provides them instead of the server whenever the same visitor opens them later on. As Varnish processes web requests much faster than any hosting server, the performance of a site using this accelerator could increase up to 300%.