October 26, 2017 — This talk will provide an overview of Varnish Cache, what it is and how it works. Then we’ll explore setup and the ways you can integrate Varnish with simple WordPress sites before discussing more complex implementations, strategies for handling state, Edge Side Includes and other neat things Varnish does. HTTPS? Glad you asked. We’ll talk about that too.
October 2, 2015 — Content personalization and paywalls are emerging trends in the publishing space, especially amongst online media companies. Building a platform that is capable of handling high traffic, high availability while providing a dynamic experience for end users is an ongoing challenge.
In this talk we are going to give a practical example on how to implement a paywall and content personalization using a Varnish feature called Edge Side Includes. (ESI) A case study where this was implemented on the Aftonbladet Blog platform will also be presented.