Five Reasons Why You Need a Private CDN

Until recently, most users of private CDN solutions have had unique use cases, requiring flexibility and customizability without the costs and challenges of building from scratch or relying solely on public/commercial CDNs. And in fairness, the features of a private CDN, such as custom PoP placement and custom configuration, aren’t for everyone. After all, commercial CDNs deliver what they promise: efficiency and performance in content delivery at large scale. 

Until they don't.

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7/6/21 8:25 PM
by Miles Weaver

Two-Minute Tech Tuesdays - Request Coalescing

This episode of Two Minute Tech Tuesdays is about request coalescing, a core feature in Varnish that is used to reduce the stress on origin servers when multiple requests are trying to fetch the same uncached content.

 

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7/6/21 3:47 PM
by Thijs Feryn

How an origin shield can save you in an outage

Origin shield technology isn’t new, and many companies already rely on origin shielding to protect their CDNs from overload.

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6/23/21 11:27 AM
by Ian Vaughan

Five reasons why you need an origin shield

Whether you have one CDN or many, an origin shield is a must-have as part of your resilience and risk mitigation strategy. If something goes wrong, the CDN itself can become a DDoS attack on your origin (the whole reason you want origin shielding in the first place!). And, as we’ve learned from recent events that saw half of the internet go offline for 49 minutes, no one can afford to have a single point of failure. 

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6/16/21 4:47 PM
by Alexandra Barcelona

Varnish Software Blog

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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