Arianna is a field engineer at Varnish Software, the guardians of the open-source Varnish Cache project. She writes code for Varnish Cache and Varnish Plus and gives tech talks at Varnish Summits as well as at tech conferences. At Varnish Software, she also coordinates the second line support. Arianna loves travelling both for work and pleasure and is a passionate runner and skier.
Varnish Cache is an open source HTTP accelerator that is used for speeding up the content delivery of the world’s top content-heavy dynamic websites. However, the performance or speed a newcomer to Varnish Cache can expect from its deployment can be quite nebulous.
This is true for users at both extremes of the spectrum: from those who play with its source code to create more complex features to those who set up Varnish Cache using the default settings.