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Accelerate Plone with Varnish

Dec 27, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xiao Feng)

[ Thanks to Alig Hodob for this link. ]

"This tutorial highlight the necessary steps to configure Varnish and lighttpd to serve your Plone site. The primary benefit is that you can tremendously improve performance of your Plone. In Bitubique.com case, the stock Plone installation was only able to push up to 13 requests per seconds, but putting Varnish and lighttpd in front push the performance up to 160 requests per seconds. That's 12 times faster than stock installation!

"Please note that you don't need to use lighttpd if you only have one Plone site and does not have other website on the same machine, and does not plan to run virtual hosting or serves sites not running Plone..."

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