Architectural heads-up/call for comments

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Wed Jan 6 20:36:20 CET 2010

]] Rob S 

| There's one other thing that I'd like people to comment / think about.  
| We operate multiple varnish front ends, so that we can cope if one 
| fails.  How do people distribute purges between them?

I know that wikia uses varnishhtcpd which can be found at that uses multicast for

Another option would be to use rabbitmq or similar.  We also have
varnish-cc which implements cache channels that we'll quite likely make
available once I get around to it and get permission.

Tollef Fog Heen 
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