What Makes Varnish Fast?

In this blog post we’re exploring some aspects of Varnish Enterprise that enable what it is best known for: excellent performance. When we talk about the performance of caching servers, what do we mean?

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3/2/22 4:03 PM
by Ian Vaughan

Two-Minute Tech Tuesdays - Memory Governor

In this week’s episode of Two-Minute Tech Tuesday, we'll talk about Memory Governor. The Memory Governor is a Varnish Enterprise feature that is part of Massive Storage Engine. It limits the total footprint of the Varnish worker process while sizing the cache dynamically.


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2/15/22 9:42 AM
by Thijs Feryn

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

5 Varnish Dos: Do Do that Voodoo that You Do So Well

In a recent webinar, we shared some of the big dos and don’ts of Varnish use. After outlining the don’ts in an earlier blog post, we promised to follow up with a rundown of the five Varnish dos as presented in the webinar. Obviously, you should watch the webinar to get the full story on why and how you should take these actions in Varnish, but here’s a quick taster to give you a preview of what you’ll learn.

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10/27/20 12:31 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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