The Edge and Varnish: FAQ

In our recent webinar with STL, From CDN to Edge Content Delivery: Quantifying the Big Opportunity, we received a lot of great questions from our audience about the nature of the telco edge, and what edge computing actually means. The edge is still a frontier space for many companies and raises a lot of question marks. Here we’ll try to dispel some of that mystery by answering some of the most common questions we get about edge computing and Varnish’s role as Edge Content Delivery Software.

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7/24/23 12:00 PM
by Ian Vaughan

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

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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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