My random thoughts

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Feb 17 13:47:26 CET 2006

"Anders Berg" <andersb at> writes:
> "Dag-Erling Smørgrav" <des at> writes:
> > - quick and dirty squid-like hashed directories, to begin with
> as Poul later comments, squid is slow and dirty. Lets try to avoid it.

I just mentioned it as a way of getting a storage backend up and
running quickly so we can concentrate on other stuff.

> I am fine with fancy block storage, and I am tempted to suggest:
> Berkeley DB I have always pictured Varnish with a Berkley DB
> backend. Why? I _think_ it is fast (only website info to go on
> here).
> and
> its block storage, and wildcard purge could potentially be as easy as:
> delete from table where URL like '%bye-bye%';

Berkeley DB does not have an SQL interface or any kind of query

> "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at> writes:
> > Abuse mitigation interface to firewall/traffic shaping:  Allow
> > the central node to put an IP/Net into traffic shaping or take
> > it out of traffic shaping firewall rules.  Monitor/interface
> > process (not main Varnish process) calls script to config
> > firewalling.
> This sounds like a really good feature. Hope it can be solved in
> Linux as well. Not sure they have the fancy IPFW filters etc.

They have iptables and other equivalents.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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