Varnish 6 By Example Book

Varnish 6 By Example is the official Varnish 6 book, written by Thijs Feryn, the Technical Evangelist at Varnish Software.

The book has 778 pages and covers all things Varnish. As the name suggests, the book is very example-driven and contains hundreds of VCL examples. Most of the content is written for Varnish Cache users, but there’s also plenty of content on Varnish Enterprise features.

Varnish 6 By Example

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Topics & scope

Varnish 6 By Example caters to the needs of various audiences:

  • It is written for absolute novices who have no experience with Varnish.
  • It is also for developers looking to improve the performance and scalability of their web applications.
  • The book features a dedicated operations chapter for sysadmins, DevOps engineers, site reliability engineers and anyone else tasked with Varnish operations.
  • The book contains content for decision-makers who are looking to rethink their content delivery strategy.

Although Varnish 6 By Example respects the roots of the Varnish project by focusing on web acceleration, it has the ambition to go beyond the original use case and features the following topics:

  • Building private CDNs
  • Accelerating OTT video streaming platforms
  • 5G multi-access edge computing
  • API acceleration
  • Authentication gateways

Get your copy

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You can also buy physical copies of the book. Click here to buy it on Amazon. The ISBN number is 9189179978.

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