DevDays Europe 2022

Thijs Feryn

Position: Technical Evangelist

Company: Varnish Software

Country: Belgium


Thijs Feryn is a “technical evangelist” at Varnish Software, the company behind the Varnish Cache open source technology. His goal is to bring technology to the people and people to technology. He focuses on bridging the gap between code and infrastructure. Thijs is a published author with O’Reilly and with Vulkan, he is also involved in many open source communities. He speaks, listens, writes, codes, teaches, blogs, vlogs, organizes.


HTTP Headers That Will Make Your Website Go Faster

There are lots of caching solutions out there, each with its own specific features and implementation.

However, HTTP already has conventional caching mechanisms that are built into the protocol.

In this talk, Thijs will explain TTL control, cache variations, conditional requests, stale data, revalidation, error handling, surrogate control, HTTP placeholders, range requests, and many other performance techniques that will make your website go faster.

Session Keywords

🔑 Caching
🔑 Varnish

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