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    Anyone using varnish cache on server ?

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    Default Re: what is varnish cache ?

    Varnish program increases the speed of a Web site and simultaneously reduces the load on the Web server. Whereas Varnish is a “Web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy” – according to Varnish’s official website.
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    Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites as well as APIs. In contrast to other web accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache and nginx, which are primarily origin servers, Varnish was designed as an HTTP accelerator.
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    Varnish works by handling requests before they make it to your backend; whether your backend is Apache, nginx, or any other web server. ... Additionally, Varnish cache can be used as part of a highly available environment, which ensures uptime during high traffic loads or server failures.

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    Varnish Cache to increase your site's speed and optimize server resources. The cache is often the most critical piece of software for a web-based business. Varnish Cache is a powerful, open source HTTP engine/reverse HTTP proxy.

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    Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.

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    Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP setback proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configures it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.