Varnish use for purely binary files

Michael S. Fischer michael at
Tue Jan 19 17:17:17 CET 2010

On Jan 19, 2010, at 12:46 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <B5EF6A23-B6BB-49A6-8EAB-1043FC7BF084 at>, "Michael S. Fis
> cher" writes:
>> Does Varnish already try to utilize CPU caches efficiently by employing =
>> some sort of LIFO thread reuse policy or by pinning thread pools to =
>> specific CPUs?  If not, there might be some opportunity for optimization =
>> there.
> You should really read the varnish_perf.pdf slides I linked to yesteday...

They appear to only briefly mention the LIFO issue (in one bullet point toward the end), and do not discuss the CPU affinity issue.


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