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Varnish Cloud

High-performance, secure and scalable internet operations on virtual servers

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Varnish technology channels the power of caching to deliver performance, scalability and reliability for fast and flexible web and API content delivery. With HTTP and the Varnish Configuration Language (VCL), Varnish Cloud offers caching solutions to deliver all types of content and gain full control over how you deliver, monitor and customize your delivery.

Varnish Cloud features

High performance, low investment: Manage Varnish installations affordably and securely, while exceeding high requirements for digital scalability, speed and manageability without investing in hardware infrastructure.

Pay-as-you-go: With Varnish Cloud, you pay only for the individual services you need, for as long as you use them, and without requiring long-term contracts or complex licensing.

Easy to get started: Be up and running with Varnish Cloud and all its modules within minutes.

Benefits

  • Convenience, affordability & speed: Get up and running with Varnish Cloud within minutes and deliver speed and performance at an affordable rate, as needed.
  • Versatility: manage your APIs and multiple Varnish instances easily, offload your backend, build your own CDN, set up POPs in strategic locations or use Varnish as an origin shield.
  • Low maintenance: With Varnish Cloud you are relieved of the hassle and expense of on-premise hardware.
  • Secure, high-powered and scalable internet operations: Varnish Cloud delivers end-to-end TLS/SSL security, power and scale.
  • Proven solutions: A combination of proven technology and services of Varnish with the reliability, accessibility and affordable cost of popular cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and Google.

Varnish Quick Start on AWS

Quick Starts are built to help you deploy and build your test or production environment in a few steps, and start using it immediately. Based on AWS best practices for security and high availability, Varnish Quick Start on AWS implements Varnish 4.1. automatically on the AWS Cloud with a single click and in less than an hour.


Links to deploy Varnish with Quick Start

Solutions available in the cloud

  • Varnish
    Enterprise 6
  • Varnish Enterprise is a powerful caching solution to deliver all types of content and gain full control over how you deliver, monitor and customize your delivery. Also used to build your own CDN, as origin shield or to manage APIs (see feature table below).
  • Typical Total Price
    $0.760 /hour
  • Total pricing per instance for services hosted on m4.large* in US East (N. Virginia). *recommended server size
  • Free Trial

  • Varnish
    Cache 6
  • Varnish Cache is an open source reverse HTTP proxy that can speed up a website by up to 1000%, by caching (or storing) a copy of a webpage the first time a user visits. Varnish Cache 6.1 is the latest major release and comes with some presets (see feature table below).
  • Typical Total Price
    $0.200 /hour
  • Total pricing per instance for services hosted on m4.large* in US East (N. Virginia). *recommended server size
  • Free Trial

  • Varnish Administration Console (VAC)
  • VAC is a single point of control for all Varnish server administration and is designed with administrators in mind. It provides UI and API administration and is commonly used in production environments where real-time graphs and statistics help identify bottlenecks within your Varnish Cache servers.
  • Typical Total Price
    $0.693 /hour
  • Total pricing per instance for services hosted on m3.large* in US East (N. Virginia). *recommended server size
  • Free Trial

  • Varnish Custom Statistics (VCS)
  • VCS is a real-time statistics engine allowing you to aggregate, display and analyse user web traffic. If you can imagine what kind of traffic you want to analyze, VCS can capture the relevant data and is easily customizable using the Varnish Configuration Language (VCL).
  • Typical Total Price
    $0.633 /hour
  • Total pricing per instance for services hosted on m3.large* in US East (N. Virginia). *recommended server size
  • Free Trial

Which solution is right for you?

Varnish
Cache 6
Varnish Enterprise 6
GENERAL

HTTP/2 (client side only)
Reduce client latency.

YES
YES

SSL/TLS Client & Backend
Secure communications from client to backend.

Client Side Only

YES

High Availability
High-performance content replicator.

NO
YES

Massive Storage & Persistence
Handle multi-terabyte data sets and persist them across sessions.

NO
YES

Cache Invalidation
Invalidate your cache, replicate requests and distribute to all nodes.

NO
YES

Content Transformation
A streaming regular expression engine which allows Varnish to manipulate and capture response body text in VCL.

NO
YES

Parallel ESI
Perform edge-side includes in parallel.

NO
YES

Dynamic Backends
Dynamically create backends on demand.

NO
YES

Content Prefetch
Fetch content from the origin and into Varnish before clients request the content.

NO
YES

Total Encryption
Encrypts cached objects and prevents cache leak.

NO
YES
SUPPORT

E-mail support
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CET on business days. 24/7 Online customer support and help chat.

NO
YES

24/7 support
Unlimited requests via phone or e-mail; response-time within 2h; full support review and VCL audit

NO

Comes with an annual subscription

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Videos & tutorials

Docs: Installation guide

Step-by-step installation guidance and documentation to configure and deploy Varnish Cloud with the different cloud providers.

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Webinar: Moving your Varnish infrastructure to the cloud

An introduction and step-by-step guidance on how to migrate your Varnish infrastructure to AWS, the differences between Varnish Cache cloud and open-source, how to add or remove instances, authentication, and more.

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Case study: Virtual Expo

Virtual Expo built its own global CDN, consisting of ten individual bare-metal SSD-backed servers rented from various web hosting companies. Aiming at improving response time by allowing stale content to be served and store as many objects as possible with a long TTL, Virtual Expo turned towards Varnish Cloud on AWS.

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Varnish Cloud E-Book

We break down the basics of some of the reasons why you should consider moving to the cloud, how much you might consider offloading, what benefits you can gain.

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