Web Hosting Glossary

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Varnish

It is a HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites as well as heavily consumed APIs.

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Virtual Private Server

Are a means of splitting a single physical server into multiple virtual servers. Virtual private servers are sometimes called virtual dedicated servers. While you share system resources with other account holders the operating system is self contained and therefore allows for many more configurable options to the account holder.

Abbreviation(s): VPS

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