RE: Memory v's CPU

From: Miguel Angel <>
Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 10:24:46 +0000

What is typically a big cache. Would a for instance a Pentium 60 with 512k
and Raid-controller with 8Mb be sufficient for a lets say 6Gb Cache over a
256k LL and max 150 clients attached? What r the guidelines here ?


-----Original Message-----
From: Anthony Baxter []
Sent: Wednesday, 28 May, 1997 11:15 AM
To: David Richards
Cc: Squid Discussion List
Subject: Re: Memory v's CPU

A bit of an echo here, but memory is important. If you plan on having
reasonable performance, you really want to have enough memory to keep
the entire process in RAM. Once you start paging, performance just

Having said that, if you're running a really big cache, you'll need a
reasonable amount of CPU as well :)


Miguel Angel Remesal Marcos

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