Varnish 3.0 beta 1 released

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Wed May 11 15:03:23 CEST 2011

We are pleased to announce the first beta for Varnish Cache 3.0.0.  It
has been a little more than a year since Varnish Cache 2.1.0 was
released and we have been working hard.

Some highlights include:

 * Preliminary streaming support, both on miss and on pass.

 * Compression and uncompression support, including stiching together
   compressed ESI fragments.

 * Plugins (vmods)

 * Much improved documentation

 * Better default values for parameters

 * Varnishncsa now has custom log format support

 * Varnishlog, varnishncsa and varnishhist can now filter out records
   that match multiple expressions.

In addition to various bug fixes and other improvements.  Please see for a fuller list
of changes, and the more in-depth review of the changes on

The release can be downloaded from

Tollef Fog Heen
Varnish Software
t: +47 21 98 92 64

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