Varnish as a redirector for a millions URLs

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu May 23 15:37:36 CEST 2013

In message <CA+=Uhp_pepXsb6Q_ORQpYe+AhWSh_yytRNjKBzBBA_FxwJb28Q at>

>I currently use nginx + redis + lua module to setup redirects for close to
>a million old URLs that have been ported to a new platform.

Are the redirects based on rules ?

Ie, something like:

	/article?ID=#####  -> /#####

or is it a database lookup to figure out the mapping ?

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