Blog posts tagged with 'varnish':



Using varnish to offload (and cache) your OAuth requests

Date: 06 Jul 2012
Tags: [ oauth ]  [ offloading ]  [ varnish

For a current project both me and a [colleague][1] are working on a big API system that authenticates through an OAuth system. Normally, such an API does all the necessary OAuth checking, handling of tokens etc, but we wanted to have a system that actually offloads our authentication just the same way one could offload HTTPS traffic for keeping the API simple, extendible and even performant.

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Varnish in non-compiler environments

Date: 18 Apr 2011
Tags: [ compiler ]  [ varnish

Last weekend I’ve visited the Loadays conference where I sat in the presentation of Thijs Feryn’s “Varnish in action”. Even though most of the talk was pretty familiar for me personally, a real interesting question was raised from the audience: is it possible to run varnish in an environment where there is no compiler available. It looks that I’ve just found the answer..

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