varnish

Installation

Varnish is the key software that speeds up your web site.

It is Open Source, built on industry standards and requires very few resources.

Some of the stuff I ran into fine-tuning my varnish configuration. Pay attention, Im getting my hands dirty here.

Prerequisites Varnish server Web server with pressflow(!!)

Ajax & Varnish working together

Varnish will cache all your output, unless told differently.

Ajax content should be excluded.

When running Drupal 7 behind a Varnish reverse proxy cache, make sure to include the following lines (suitably edited) in your settings.php:

There was a status.php pahe for drupal 6 and varnish... Well now there is one for drupal 7 too: 

 

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