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Putting Varnish In Front Of Apache On Ubuntu/Debian

Oct 25, 2010, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"Varnish is an open source "web accelerator" which you can use to speed up your website.

"It can cache certain static elements, such as images or javascript but you can also use it for other purposes such as Loadbalancing or some additional security.

"In this tutorial we will focus on the latter one. In this mode, Varnish will stop incomplete HTTP requests from reaching your Apache webserver.

"This tutorial is built on Ubuntu, but will probably also work on Debian.

"First of all, make sure you are running Apache2 and have it configured.

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