Edge Logic: Securing Varnish with per-user JSON data

When using a traditional CDN or caching system, creating user-centric security and access policies can be a complex and performance challenging undertaking. Not only do you have to pull user data from a backend, but you then have to apply the security policies from that data onto the request. VCL is an excellent candidate for the latter problem of applying security policies to requests. This leaves the problem of how you get user data (JSON) into VCL? How do you do that on a user-by-user basis? And how do you do that in a way where you keep backend communication to an absolute minimum, or put another way, serve as much data from cache as possible?

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25/10/17 15:00
by Reza Naghibi

We’re joining Content Delivery World 2017 in London

Content delivery is a much-hyped and important topic - one that we’ve engaged with and developed technologies around for years.

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23/10/17 14:42
by Alexandra Lehner

Private CDN: How to deliver content for free

OK, fine, not for free per se, but using bandwidth that you’ve already paid for.

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03/03/17 10:59
by Cyril Duprat

Meet us at the NAB show 2017

This year we're co-exhibiting with our partner Cedexis at the NABshow in Las Vegas, 2017!

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27/02/17 13:44
by Alexandra Lehner

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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