Re: Caching and memory compression

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 13:51:04 +0800 (SST)

> Possibly using zlib would be an idea, one thing is because of the
> multiplexed operation of Squid each in transit object would require storage
> to keep the state of the compression. Depending of how much state info is
> required could see the compression effects undone.


Another idea that I got will be to base the web object management
facility into a database instead of simply a number of unix files.
The database can scale independently of the front end proxies.

I think Surfwatch proserver is using this approach.
Received on Mon Mar 24 1997 - 22:04:37 MST

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