Section vs Varnish: What are the differences?
Section: Run compute workloads on a distributed edge. Edge Compute Platform gives Dev and Ops engineers the access and control they need to run compute workloads on a distributed edge; 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.
Section and Varnish belong to "Web Cache" category of the tech stack.
"Realtime stats" is the top reason why over 9 developers like Section, while over 99 developers mention "High-performance" as the leading cause for choosing Varnish.
Varnish is an open source tool with 907 GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Varnish's open source repository on GitHub.
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When you visit the site, you talk to a load balancer which chooses a varnish front-end which in turn talks to our web front-ends which used to run nine python processes. Each of these processes are serving the exact same version on any given web front-end.
Varnish sits as a secondary cache layer behind Akamai. Two servers operate in a Primary/Secondary configuration with failover managed by HAProxy. Requests peak at around 10k/s.
Varnish is the http cache proxy we use to achieve maximum performance on high traffic e-commerce.