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One Click to Install & Deploy Varnish

on the GigeNET Cloud in less than twenty minutes.

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed to make content heavy websites and API’s load stable and quick for the user. Also supporting load balancing, Varnish is claimed to increase delivery speeds by a factor of 300x!

Not Sure How to Start?

 


What Gets Deployed?

Selecting this One Click Install of Varnish deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04, Apache and Varnish, everything you need to get started right away. For this application to run at it’s best, we recommend using at least the specs in our Basic plan.

Why GigeNET Cloud?

GigeNET Cloud offers three diverse locations in the Eastern, Central, and Western parts of the United States, perfect for the needs of any client. Our Ashburn datacenter is strategically located near the Washington, D.C. metro area, and offers low latency to Europe. Our main datacenter, just outside Chicago, is the main hub for our network, and has multiple Tier one connections for exceptional failover and redundancy. Our Los Angeles datacenter is ideal for connecting to Asia and Eastern Europe. With the One Click Installs available at any of our locations, GigeNET Cloud offers you the unrivaled ability to be truly redundant.

 

Simple Pricing

All prices are based on monthly billing, but can be configured with hourly or quarterly billing. Click “Deploy” to learn more.

Basic


$35.49/month

1GB RAM
1 CPU
30GB HDD
Deploy

Advanced


$56.88/month

2GB RAM
1 CPU
40GB HDD
Deploy

Expert


$202.81/month

8GB RAM
4 CPU
80GB HDD
Deploy

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Documentation

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed to make content heavy websites and API’s load stable and quick for the user. Also supporting load balancing, Varnish is claimed to increase delivery speeds by a factor of 300x!

 

Selecting this One Click Install of Varnish deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04 and Varnish, everything you need to get started right away.

 

Getting Started

Go to our VM Create page by clicking the application in our Dashboard, or you may go to Cloud Machines section, under Create click on Applictions.

 

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Configuring Your Cloud Machine

Host Name: Make sure to use a valid hostname to configure mailserver properly, or use the default name provided.
Data Center: Select Data Center location
Cloud Application: Select Varnish
Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
Private IP: specify if private IP is needed

 

Pick Your Performance Package

vCPU: Get more vCPU with your selection of RAM and Storage. This is used for applications that require more processing power than memory.
Balanced (Default): This option will give you a balanced selection between Memory and CPU when selecting your package.
Memory: Get more Memory when you are selecting how much storage space you need. This is used for applications that require more RAM to run than Storage or CPU.

Set VCPU’s and Storage Space

We recommend to use at least the minimum specifications required in all our cloud applications, for better server performance you may adjust this as you need.
Minimum Memory: 1024MB
Minimum Disk Storage: 30GB

Configuring your Varnish

Backend Port: Port number of your receiving backend application where Varnish Server will forward the request
Backend Host: Hostname or IP Address of your receiving backend application where Varnish Server will forward the request
Varnish WordPress: Enable or Display Varnish support for WordPress.
WordPress VHosts: Virtual Hosts of your WordPress Application that Varnish will apply, if blank and support for WordPress was enabled Varnish will apply to all VHosts.
Varnish Drupal: Enable or Display Varnish support for Drupal.
Drupal VHosts: Virtual Hosts of your Drupal Application that Varnish will apply, if blank and support for Drupal was enabled Varnish will apply to all VHosts.
Varnish No Cookies: Enable or Display Varnish support for No Cookies. Removing Cookie from the backend.
No Cookies VHosts: Virtual Hosts that cookie will be removed, if blank and support for No Cookies was enabled Varnish will apply to all VHosts.

If the Backend application that you will use Varnish is hosted here in GigenetCloud, we recommend you use the Private IP Address to avoid being billed for traffic between servers.

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Choose How You Want To Be Billed

Hourly: Pay as you go for your server. Bandwidth will be billed everyday as you use it.
Monthly and Above: Save more on these plans. Free Bandwidth is included every month (Overage will be charged by going over the limit)

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Click Create VM

Installation may take less than 20 minutes, including the deployment of latest Linux Server install and the application.

View Initial Setting

After Virtual Machine is created, you can view the initial configurations used during install.

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Accessing your Web Application

Point your domain to the Varnish server public IP Address. Varnish server will forward request to the caching site of Backend Host you applied on the configuration earlier.

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If you want to see the details of Varnish working at the backend, SSH into your Virtual Machine and run this command “varnishstat” in terminal.

Need More Help?

Please contact our Support Department if you have more questions regarding our Cloud Applications.