Strategies for splitting load across varnish instances? And avoiding single-point-of-failure?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sun Jan 17 21:38:30 CET 2010

In message <1FF67D7369ED1A45832180C7C1109BCA13E23E700B at tmmail0.trademe.local>, 
Ross Brown writes:
>> So it is possible to start your Varnish with one VCL program, and have
>> a small script change to another one some minutes later.
>What would this small script look like?=20

	sleep 600
	varnishadm vcl.load real_thing "/usr/local/etc/varnish/real.vcl"
	varnishadm vcl.use real_thing

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