Tag Archives: cache

HAProxy, Varnish and the single hostname website

As explained in a previous article, HAProxy and Varnish are two great OpenSource software which aim to improve performance, resilience and scalability of web applications. We saw also that these two softwares are not competitors. Instead of that, they can … Continue reading

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Smart content switching for news website

Purpose Build a scalable architecture for news website using below components: load balancer with content switching capability cache server application server Definition Content switching: the ability to route traffic based on the content of the HTTP request: URI, parameters, headers, … Continue reading

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