With Web performance and scalability becoming more and more important, choosing advanced HTTP intermediaries is a vital skill. This presentation will give the audience a thorough walkthrough of the most popular and advanced solutions available today. The audience will gain a solid background to be able to make the right choices when it comes to HTTP intermediaries and proxy caches.
We will examine some of the most common, and popular, free and Open Source HTTP intermediaries, including (in alphabetic order):
* Apache HTTPD with mod_proxy and mod_cache * Apache Traffic Server * Squid * Varnish * nginx