Sticky session with cookies: not as dirty as it sounds

You may have read Dridi's blog post about cookies, and realized that he abhors them. So, in a playful attempt to piss him off, I decided to write Yet Another Postâ„¢ about cookies!

I know, I'm a terrible colleague, but, you, dear reader will benefit from this terribleness (I hope), as this article aims to explain in detail how we can use cookies to provide sticky sessions through Varnish. So, let's jump in the fire!

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21/03/17 12:30
by Guillaume Quintard

Yet another POST on caching vs cookies 1/2

There are "things" I quite don't like, and "yet another" was already one of those even before I first browsed the web. While looking for a punny catchy title, this is ironically what came to my mind. But the irony's not on me, it sadly is on the topic at hand. Also, it's one of those topics that regularly comes around so having a blog post to refer to might come handy. But you may ask, why yet another post on a solved problem? Well, why not?

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16/03/17 11:00
by Dridi Boukelmoune

Multi-tiered caching made easier

Duplicative work is never a good idea. Especially not if your job is to ensure that your organization delivers content as fast, efficiently and securely as possible. If you are using Akamai and Varnish in combination for this purpose, your days of being frustrated by the fact that you have to manage your cache in two places (e.g. when changing your cache TTLs and purge settings) are over.

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15/03/17 15:40
by Hildur Smaradottir

Varnish Configuration Language: VCL snippets

The Varnish Configuration Language (VCL) is a small domain-specific language designed to be used to define request handling within Varnish. It is extremely flexible and allows you to let Varnish do exactly whatever you want or need it to do.

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08/03/17 13:30
by Arianna Aondio

All things Varnish related

The Varnish blog is where the our team writes about all things related to Varnish Cache and Varnish Software...or simply vents.

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