Re: New cache relationship - spouse?

From: Martin Ibert <>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 1996 14:48:44 +0100

Craig Bishop wrote:

> I would expect this sort of relationship to be used when the caches
> are tightly coupled. The caches I want to do this with are on a 100MB
> ethernet together. I want the inter-cache traffic, it is cheaper than
> fetching the object from it's source. It is cheaper for us to spend
> more money on the networking and processing required before spending
> it on more bandwidth.

Huh? I thought the whole discussion was about avoiding duplicate cache
objects in the two caches. The trade-off should therefore be between
inter-cache traffic and cache disk space. Out-link bandwidth shouldn't
be an issue.

(Or did I get something wrong?)

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Brunnenstraße 111, D-13355 Berlin, Germany, fax: +49-30-245-56577
Received on Mon Nov 18 1996 - 05:52:21 MST

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