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1answer
148 views

How to configure squid to act as a virtual host for docker images

I have a server which is running a bunch of docker images (which basically just host a bunch of websites) they all have different domain names all pointing to the server's IP (lets say the server IP ...
0
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2answers
74 views

Web caching with SSL connection and dynamic contents

I have some questions about web-caching systems. If I use systems like Squid, Varnish as reverse-proxy in front of my architetture: Is possible to have SSL connection from user to my proxy and SSL ...
0
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1answer
126 views

Squid and Varnish only allow one request to same at a time

I am comparing Squid, Varnish and Ngix. Does Squid and Varnish have this Ngix feature? When proxy_cache_lock is enabled, only one request at a time will be allowed to populate a new cache element ...
0
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2answers
349 views

How to direct reverse proxy requests using wildcard vhosts

I'm interested in running a reverse proxy with 2-3 virtual machines behind it. Each internal server will run multiple virtual hosts, and rather than manually configuring each individual vhost on the ...
0
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0answers
119 views

proxy server with failover on string detection

I am looking for a proxy server with failover on string detection. I have a 3rd web application that fails and displays an error message. Since the server is "technically" up DNS failover doesn't ...
2
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2answers
744 views

Caching huge files with varnish. Is it viable?

I have one server that provides access to some hundreds of files. All of them are really big (some have more than 10GB). These files won't change and are read only, but I'll need to provide access to ...
1
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1answer
571 views

Lightest IP geolocation technology for static site?

I run a site that is behind a Squid reverse proxy which delivers most of the content cached (including html, not only images, etc.). I need to show a different content for our users located in the US. ...
1
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1answer
578 views

Varnish (or Squid?) as an accellerator between Liferay and Alfresco

We have a Liferay installation for a corporate (internal) portal and we are using Alfresco as a back-end for the CMS part. Most Liferay pages include one or more portlet that query Alfresco to ...
3
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1answer
328 views

Setup a proxy (Not reverse proxy) using Varnish/Squid

I need to setup a proxy server where we can request remote urls and get them served locally. Basically what I need is mysever:8000/varnish/serverfault.com get me serverfault.com served from my local ...
1
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1answer
645 views

faster ( squid + apache httpd + apache tomcat )

We have a production setup where we have Squid in the front(caching images, js, css, etc) Apache httpd in the middle(prefork + mod_rewrite + mod_jk/AJP + mod_deflate + mod_php(few php pages)) ...
0
votes
1answer
411 views

caching server in front of apache tomcat

We have a website and it's current architecture is as follows: There's squid in the front which caches images. Then there is apache httpd with mod_rewrite enabled. httpd then talks to apache ...
11
votes
7answers
2k views

How can I balance incoming web traffic amongst N apache servers?

I am looking to use something like Heartbeat/Squid/Varnish/etc to balance the amount of incoming traffic amongst the internal apache instances. This would have to be software and not hardware as all ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Varnish or Squid - Which is Good for web cache in small office?

First, I am not sure if Varnish can be used as web-cache to speedup internet in small offices. We have an office with 20 systems around and we frequently browse same set of websites. I setup squid ...
2
votes
3answers
936 views

How do you cache web pages with a personalized header using caching reverse proxy such as Squid, Varnish, or Nginx

Pretty much every page of my website is dynamically generated. However they don't change that frequently (kinda similar to a forum page). So I'd like to cache them using a caching reverse proxy such ...
4
votes
7answers
2k views

Scaling large file downloads?

We currently deliver large (1GB+) files via a single Apache server, but our Apache server is extremely disk-IO-bound and we need to scale. My first idea was to simply duplicate this Apache server, ...
13
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2answers
4k views

Varnish versus other reverse proxies

I'm working with an organisation that has deployed Varnish as a caching reverse proxy for all of their web traffic. Their traffic make up is a lot of customer-generated dynamic websites, with the ...