Re: Memory requirements, 3GB cache

From: Duane Wessels <wessels>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 96 09:38:11 -0700 writes:

>Is any of you running squid on a 3GB or larger cache?
>I'm currently performing an in-site conversion from a 3GB Spinner proxy
>cache to a Squid proxy cache (on the same partition).
>What happens if Squid has to swap? Are the access patterns
>"civilized"? Or will it thrash badly?

Probably the latter.

>Incidentally, are there any plans to move most of the Store Management
>to disk, so that Squid becomes less of a memory hog for large caches
>(he said, while he was contemplating expanding the proxy cache
>to a 4 or 6 GB striped partition)?

Yes, but nothing concrete yet.

Duane W.
Received on Fri Jul 26 1996 - 09:38:12 MDT

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