Nginx VS Nginx + Varnish

Jeffrey 'jf' Lim at
Sun Oct 12 13:21:07 MSD 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 7:26 AM, Victor Iggy <lists at> wrote:
> I have tried both approaches. nginx on ZFS (arc caching) is superior in
> performance to varnish in front of nginx. I can easily choke varnish
> with many requests.
> works very well for us in our production environment.
> -Victor
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On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 7:30 AM, Victor Iggy <lists at> wrote:
> oh yes I forgot, I have confronted one of the developers on #varnish
> with my results. The said developer stated that nginx currently does
> have the edge performance wise, even though they have the "superior"
> architecture.

and would this be on solaris only? or does it apply to other platforms as well?


In the meantime, here is your PSA:
"It's so hard to write a graphics driver that open-sourcing it would not help."
    -- Andrew Fear, Software Product Manager, NVIDIA Corporation

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