Site Reliability, DevOps and Cloud

Sep 19-20, 2024 London, UK


Caching the uncacheable in Varnish

Thijs Feryn
Varnish Software

Learn how to accelerate web applications and APIs by caching the HTTP output in Varnish.

Instead of focusing on basic use cases with static content that is easily cacheable, this presentation shows how to cache personalized content "on the edge", that is otherwise deemed uncacheable.

As the Technical Evangelist at Varnish Software, Thijs Feryn focuses on web performance, software scalability, and content delivery. He demonstrates content-driven and technical messaging through presentations, videos, books, blog posts, social media posts, podcasts, and other media.

Thijs is a published author and wrote Getting Started with Varnish Cache and Varnish 6 by Example. As a public speaker, he has a track record of over 300 presentations in 22 countries, where he is often praised for his energetic and engaging presentation style.

As an evangelist, Thijs is also active in many open-source communities, most notably the Varnish and PHP community. He has contributed to various communities for over 15 years both technically and as an organizer and facilitator.

Prior to joining Varnish Software, Thijs Feryn spent 15 years in the web hosting industry, tackling web performance and scalability issues on a daily basis and evangelizing these topics.

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