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Alternatives to Section

Varnish, Apache Traffic Server, Squid, and Nuster are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Section.
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What is Section and what are its top alternatives?

Edge Compute Platform gives Dev and Ops engineers the access and control they need to run compute workloads on a distributed edge.
Section is a tool in the Web Cache category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Section

  • Varnish
    Varnish

    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. ...

  • Apache Traffic Server
    Apache Traffic Server

    It is a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2.0 compliant caching proxy server.Improve your response time, while reducing server load and bandwidth needs by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages, images, and web ser ...

  • Squid
    Squid

    Squid reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL. ...

  • Nuster
    Nuster

    nuster is a high performance HTTP proxy cache server and RESTful NoSQL cache server based on HAProxy. ...

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Varnish

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    HTTP reverse proxy
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    Web application accelerator
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    Around the time of their Series A, Pinterest’s stack included Python and Django, with Tornado and Node.js as web servers. Memcached / Membase and Redis handled caching, with RabbitMQ handling queueing. Nginx, HAproxy and Varnish managed static-delivery and load-balancing, with persistent data storage handled by MySQL.

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    We're using Git through GitHub for public repositories and GitLab for our private repositories due to its easy to use features. Docker and Kubernetes are a must have for our highly scalable infrastructure complimented by HAProxy with Varnish in front of it. We are using a lot of npm and Visual Studio Code in our development sessions.

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    Apache Traffic Server

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        Squid

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          High-performance
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          Nuster

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          PROS OF NUSTER
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            Load balancer
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