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Varnish Cache Gets More Polish in 3.0

Jun 15, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Varnish is often used in deployments alongside Apache, as well as the open source ngnx web server. According to Per Buer,CEO of Varnish, it really doesn't matter which web server is used with Varnish.

"Some people look at Varnish as a way to outsource performance," Buer said. "For example, Ruby on Rails is not known for performance, so many of those developers outsource performance to Varnish."

"Varnish is not the first open source proxy caching server in the market either. Though Buer notes it has advantages over other options, including the open source Squid proxy server."

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