April 10, 2015

Varnish API Engine Focuses on Performance Amid Heavy Traffic

Varnish Software, the Norwegian web-performance company behind the open source project Varnish Cache is releasing Varnish API Engine, focused on managing high call volumes.

Early customer trials â the first with FINN.no, Norwayâs most popular site for classified ads â indicate the Varnish API Engine can scale to handle up to 20,000 API calls per second, according to the company.

Varnish Software helps clients such as Pinterest, Wikipedia and major news sites such as The New York Times and BBC handle their web traffic â as much as 20 to 25 percent of Internet traffic, according to founder and CTO Per Buer.


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