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Adventures in Varnish

This is an old post. It may contain broken links and outdated information. In the previous entry, I touched briefly on how some experimentation with led to me installing Varnish Cache on the Bigdino web server. Varnish Cache is a fast and powerful web accelerator, which works by caching your web site's content (html and css files, javascript files, images, font files, and whatever else you got) in RAM. It differs from other key-based web cache solutions (like memcache) by not attempting to reinvent the wheel with respect to storing and accessing its cache contents; rather than potenti…

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