Auto-scaling memory usage to increase cache size in Varnish

 

During the recent release of Varnish Enterprise 6.0.6, a significant amount of attention focused on in-process TLS.

But that’s not the only game-changing addition to the Varnish Enterprise technology stack. We now want to talk about Memory Governor, and what it means for everyone using Varnish Enterprise for streaming, web acceleration and content delivery.

Or, for those of the TL;DR persuasion: Memory Governor enables significant increases in memory availability and cache size.

 

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5/5/20 5:42 PM
by Arianna Aondio

Varnish and NetApp StorageGRID: a case study in edge logic and object storage

 

Object storage systems allow vast quantities of unstructured data to be stored and accessed via APIs or HTTP/HTTPS, whether it is media content, website data or financial data sets. When this mission-critical data is kept in object storage, availability and performance are crucial, no matter the levels of simultaneous demand. That’s why Varnish Enterprise is the perfect partner for object storage systems, and why we have partnered with NetApp to deliver high performance, scalable and resilient object storage, as part of their leading software-defined solution, StorageGRID. Adding the powerful Varnish caching layer to StorageGRID guarantees uptime and performance, even in times of huge demand for high-use assets.

 

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4/23/20 4:57 PM
by Alexandra Barcelona

Options at Varnish Cache 4 end of support

The open source version of Varnish Cache 4.1x is no longer supported. For existing Varnish customers using Varnish Enterprise this is not an issue. For many open source Varnish Cache users this won’t be a surprise, and you will already have updated. The important point is that continued use of Varnish Cache 4.1 means that you will be going it alone. But you don’t have to.

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4/21/20 12:11 PM
by Arianna Aondio

How to reduce cache complexity with Varnish Enterprise

For many years, we’ve fielded questions about which is better, Varnish or NGINX? We’ve always affirmed that both are great but for very different things. They aren’t identical solutions and don’t do identical things. And sometimes, they can be used in complementary ways to get the most from both.

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4/8/20 3:20 PM
by Lucas Guardalben

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