RSS Feed for This PostCurrent Article

Open Source HTTP Accelerator

Varnish is a state-of-the-art, high-performance HTTP accelerator. It uses the advanced features in Linux 2.6, FreeBSD 6/7 and Solaris 10 to achieve its high performance.

Some of the features include

  • A modern design
  • VCL – a very flexible configuration language
  • Load balancing with health checking of backends
  • Partial support for ESI
  • URL rewriting
  • Graceful handling of “dead” backends

Trackback URL

Sorry, comments for this entry are closed at this time.