[Catalyst] Re: Handling slow uploads externally

A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis at gmx.de
Fri Apr 13 17:21:16 GMT 2007

* Perrin Harkins <perrin at elem.com> [2007-04-12 23:20]:
> I've seen people mention nginx, pound, and pen.

I also just ran across Varnish:

* <http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/>
> Varnish is a state-of-the-art, high-performance HTTP
> accelerator. Varnish is targeted primarily at the FreeBSD 6 and
> Linux 2.6 platforms, and will take full advantage of the
> virtual memory system and advanced I/O features offered by
> these operating systems.

Apparently it does not manage its own cache in order to avoid
fighting the kernel VMM and takes extra pains to avoid memcpy
operations to minimise inter-CPU cache thrashing, esp. in multi-
processor systems.

I don’t know if it does upload buffer or how it stacks up against
the competition.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>

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