Just writing to let you know that I’ve switched servers for this blog! I’ve been meaning to get this on to a faster server that I have control over for awhile, and I finally got around to doing it. For those of you who are curious, this site is being served by WordPress Multisite, on… Continue reading Moved!
Today, we just released the Varnish-ed site I posted about a few days ago. A few things to be careful about in your Varnish deployment (that I had originally overlooked): Make sure you’re 301 redirecting traffic to your canonical name (http://www.example.com/example to http://example.com/example, or vice versa) Do this redirecting within Varnish! I had strange problems… Continue reading Varnish: Debrief
TL;DR: Scroll to the bottom for the attached VCL. No, I’m not talking about the stuff you put on paint to make it last longer. I’m talking about this amazing piece of software: https://www.varnish-cache.org/ Put simply, Varnish is a “reverse proxy” – a piece of software that goes between the main server and the client. Basically… Continue reading Varnish on a Dynamic Site