Varnish the poor mans reverse proxy?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Jun 5 09:57:36 CEST 2007

Nathan McSween <nwmcsween at> writes:
> Is it possible to use varnish as a fake layer 7 load balancer by redirecting
> static content (e.g. .png, .jpg, etc) to a fast static server and dynamic to
> another?


I hope you meant to write "the poor man's load balancer", because
there's nothing second-rate about Varnish's abilities as a reverse

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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