Varnish vs.

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools





Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 1.26K
  • 1.59K
  • 1.68K
  • -
  • 4
  • 0

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available


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.

What is is the only application integrated content delivery solution helping website engineers build and run fast, reliable web applications. Website developers can now run their reverse proxy service locally for configuration and testing purposes and then easily promote their configuration through the GIT repository into staging and production.


Why do developers choose Varnish?
  • Why do you like Varnish?

    Why do developers choose
    Why do you like


    What are the cons of using Varnish?
    No Cons submitted yet for Varnish
    Downsides of Varnish?

    What are the cons of using
    No Cons submitted yet for
    Downsides of


    How much does Varnish cost?
    How much does cost? Pricing


    What companies use Varnish?
    951 companies on StackShare use Varnish
    What companies use
    1 companies on StackShare use


    What tools integrate with Varnish?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Varnish
    What tools integrate with
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with

    What are some alternatives to Varnish and

    • Squid - A caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more
    • Nuster - A high performance HTTP proxy cache server and RESTful NoSQL cache server based on HAProxy.

    See all alternatives to Varnish

    Latest News

    Don’t ‘cache’ out: strengthen cache security & compl...
    Tackling the challenges of HTTP streaming: New e-book
    Configuration tales: Protecting a flaky API server

    Interest Over Time

    Get help choosing one of these