Varnish or Squid?

When you think of caching proxies and software for speeding up your website, you think about Varnish and Squid. But how do they compare? Which one is right for your web service?

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11/29/21 5:19 PM
by Ian Vaughan

MSE at your fingertips - controlling where your objects are stored through the MSE VMOD

 

Usually when we talk about the Massive Storage Engine (MSE), we’re talking about its main features and use cases. After all, storage is a kind of hidden, unsexy necessity that powers, in part, many of the conveniences we take for granted: ubiquitous on-demand streaming services, for example. The instant-delivery accessibility of these content libraries is not magic even if it sometimes seems like it. And our MSE discussion normally revolves around the efficiency and speed enabled by a smart storage and caching setup designed for high-performance video distribution, CDNs, and large-cache use cases.

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11/19/19 4:45 PM
by Pål Hermunn Johansen

Storage: The hidden engine of your streaming service

As consumers, we expect to access any content we want on any device with within-millisecond-availability, playing on-demand. We don’t usually think about what is required technically to make this work. One of the biggest components in this equation is storage and the process of accessing selected content from storage to serve it. With massive libraries of both in-demand and long-tail content available, the challenges of high-performance, fast, available and consistent delivery are growing. 

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9/2/19 2:30 PM
by Arianna Aondio

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

 

 
 

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