Nuster vs Varnish

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Nuster vs Varnish: What are the differences?

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

What is Varnish? High-performance HTTP accelerator. 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.

Nuster and Varnish can be categorized as "Web Cache" tools.

Nuster and Varnish are both open source tools. Nuster with 1.41K GitHub stars and 102 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Varnish with 907 GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Nuster
Pros of Varnish
  • 2
    Easy to configure
  • 1
    High-performance
  • 1
    Web cache
  • 1
    Web application accelerator
  • 1
    Very Fast
  • 1
    Open Source
  • 1
    Load balancer
  • 1
    Proxying for tcp and http
  • 1
    SSL termination
  • 1
    Free
  • 0
    HTTP reverse proxy
  • 104
    High-performance
  • 67
    Very Fast
  • 57
    Very Stable
  • 44
    Very Robust
  • 37
    HTTP reverse proxy
  • 21
    Open Source
  • 18
    Web application accelerator
  • 11
    Easy to config
  • 5
    Widely Used
  • 4
    Great community
  • 2
    Essential software for HTTP

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What is Nuster?

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

What is 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.

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