Varnish vs Apache Traffic Server: What are the differences?
What is Varnish? High-performance HTTP accelerator. Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.
What is Apache Traffic Server? RFC compliant, high performance HTTP proxy cache. It is a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2.0 compliant caching proxy server.Improve your response time, while reducing server load and bandwidth needs by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages, images, and web ser.
Varnish and Apache Traffic Server can be categorized as "Web Cache" tools.
Varnish is an open source tool with 908 GitHub stars and 215 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Varnish's open source repository on GitHub.
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