Getting all the elements of a consumer-friendly, high-performance online retail experience right is a technical challenge, filled with potential pitfalls. We want to help.
Content can’t be king without the CDN
In mid-2021 a handful of catastrophic commercial CDN outages made the world take notice: the supposedly decentralized internet of the future has been centralized and served through an increasingly narrow set of CDN providers, making the entire internet more vulnerable to failure. Commercial CDNs offer scale and reach, but as these outages demonstrate, lengthy outages, revenue and productivity losses, and unhappy end-users aren’t great for business.
In this week's episode of 2-Minute Tech Tuesday, we're showing you how to run Varnish in the cloud on Microsoft Azure using the official Varnish Enterprise machine image.
Many Varnish users experience Varnish only as an HTTP reverse proxy. Widely adopted to be the middle man sitting between your traffic and your web service, Varnish helps you achieve speed at scale and protects you from unpredictable traffic peaks.