What is Varnish?
Who uses Varnish?
Why developers like Varnish?
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Varnish in their tech stack.
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Varnish in their tech stack.
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.
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.
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
Varnish is the http cache proxy we use to achieve maximum performance on high traffic e-commerce. Varnish