February 26-28, 2020
Montreal, Canada

Caching the uncacheable in Varnish

Caching personalized data is hard. Most systems just avoid caching stateful data altogether and use AJAX or ESI to get the job done.

In this presentation Thijs will present a developer-friendly way to cache templates in Varnish and parse the stateful data "on the edge" by directly accessing the application's Redis session store in Varnish.

This can be leveraged with a simple template filter in both Twig for Symfony and Blade for Laravel.

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Thijs Feryn

Varnish Software

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 Vulkan Media, he is also involved in many open source communities. He speaks, listens, writes, codes, teaches, blogs, vlogs, organizes and is above all very excited to speak at Confoo

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