Survey; how do you use Varnish?

Václav Bílek v.bilek at
Tue Feb 2 14:48:17 CET 2010

2)600-800Mbit/s 60Kreq/s ( there is still big margin on that 8 servers)
3)sport realtime results
5)gracefull restart( not in meaning of persistent cache, but in the
meaning of not flushing all clients and letting them wait for tens of
seconds till enough threads appear.)

Per Andreas Buer napsal(a):
> Hi list.
> I'm working for Redpill Linpro, you might have heard of us - we're the main sponsor of Varnish development. We're a bit curious about how Varnish is used, what features are used and what is missing. What does a typical installation look like? The information you would choose to reveal to me would be aggregated and deleted and I promise you I won't use it for any sales activities or harass you in any way. We will pubish the result on this list if the feedback is significant. If you have the time and would like to help us please take some time and answer the questions in a direct mail to me. Thanks.
> 1) How many servers do you have running Varnish?
> 2) What sort of total load are you having? Mbit/s or hits per second are preferred metrics.
> 3) What sort of site is it?
>  *) Online media
>  *) Cooperate website ( or similar)
>  *) Retail
>  *) Educational
>  *) Social website
> 4) Do you use ESI?
> 5) What features are you missing from Varnish. Max three features, prioritized. Please refer to for features. 

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