Getting the most out of varnish with large files / slow connections

Thilo Bangert tb-lists at
Wed Jan 23 08:51:36 CET 2008

On Wednesday 23 January 2008 01:26:54 Max Baumann wrote:
> Hi,
> We are seeing a large drop off in our ability to handle a load with
> large file sizes(70k) and slower connections.  My guess is that this
> is an issue around the number of concurrent connections we're able to
> handle.  

why? what is the basis for this guess? how many concurrent connections do you 
see? on what hardware? around where and what is the 'drop off'?

to me, 70k doesnt sound like a large file. OTOH if that is in fact the number 
of objects in your working set, i would consider it large.


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