Polyhistoric Man Of The Web

Reverse Proxy Cache Comic Strip

Reverse Proxy Cache Comic Strip

Reverse Proxy caches are something I have explained a number of times over my career, and thought perhaps a simple comic would be a good way to explain it.

I have purposely made this a simple example, but using a Reverse Proxy Cache is something that is potentially extremely powerful. They allow for many different services or websites to essentially act like they are one. These can be spread out amongst different servers, but to an end user, they look like one.

To make it easier to read, here is each panel of the strip:


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