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I speak at conferences, meetups, and corporate events about technology. I talk about code, infrastructure, automation, and web performance.

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I blog about technology, conferences, and other aspects of my career. Recurring themes: Varnish, PHP, ElasticSearch, Redis, containers, and my vlog.

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Varnish book

I wrote Getting Started with Varnish Cache, a book about reverse caching proxy technology that speeds up your website. It's published by O'Reilly.

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About me

I'm a technical evangelist at  Varnish Software, the company behind the Varnish Cache open source technology. My mission is to bridge the gap between code and infrastructure. I convey my message through various media: I speak at conferences, I write blog posts, I record vlogs, I write books, and I love interacting with people.

As an international conference speaker, I've presented 212 talks in 15 countries.

I'm the author of "Getting Started with Varnish cache", an O'Reilly book about Varnish.

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Upcoming presentations

Varnish beyond basic web acceleration - DAHO.AM 2019
28
May
2019
Daho.am 2019 Varnish beyond basic web acceleration
Daho.am

Alte Kongresshalle, Munich, Germany

24
Sep
2019
Symfony Live Berlin 2019 Accelerate your web content with Varnish
Symfony Live Berlin

Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin, Germany

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Getting Started with Varnish Cache

I'm the author of "Getting Started with Varnish Cache", an O'Reilly book about the Varnish caching technology.

Varnish is a so-called reverse caching proxy that acts as an intermediary between the browser and the webserver. Varnish stores HTTP responses and serves them to the browser, without accessing the backend for every request. This causes a massive speed increase.

My book explains how you can get the most out of the software, by tuning either your Varnish configuration, or by optimizing your web application.

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Getting Started with Varnish Cache

Blog

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Airtame product review - VLOG 21
PHPBenelux Conference 2018 behind the scenes - VLOG 10