Re: HIT rate first level Web cache compared to Top-level Web cac

From: Michael Pelletier <>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 10:42:15 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 2 Sep 1997, Adam Neat wrote:

> > - first, note that 50% is very close to the optimal cache hit rate.
> How are you able to get such high hit rates? We have 3 proxy servers running
> wiht Squid 1.1.11 and we only get between 12% and 18% hit rates!
> What are we doing wrong?

Perhaps we should come up with a different terminology for object hit
percentages and bytes-saved percentages. I suspect that 50% refers to the
number of objects found in the cache regardless of their size, and 12-18%
refers to the percentage of bytes transmitted from the cache.

        -Mike Pelletier.
Received on Tue Sep 02 1997 - 07:48:55 MDT

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