Varnish

Accelerate Plone with Varnish

Introduction

This tutorial highlight the necessary steps to configure Varnish and lighttpd to serve your Plone site. The primary benefit is that you can tremendously improve performance of your Plone. In Bitubique.com case, the stock Plone installation was only able to push up to 13 requests per seconds, but putting Varnish and lighttpd in front push the performance up to 160 requests per seconds. That's 12 times faster than stock installation!