Varnish to webserver or varnish to proxy to webserver?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Oct 29 15:59:13 CET 2007

Nathan McSween <nwmcsween at> writes:
> My question is should I use varnish to proxy to multiple web servers
> such as mongrel, etc *or* should I let varnish -> apache proxy to
> said servers? I know that the latter will create another point of
> failure *but* this allows me to have apache's vast amount of modules
> at hand.

Why use Apache if Varnish can do what you need?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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