Re: AW: raising performance

From: Alex Rousskov <>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 1998 12:29:09 -0600 (MDT)

On Sat, 4 Jul 1998, Royans K Tharakan wrote:

> However the reason I don't think it would work is
> because if the parent gives a "MISS" then the dummy machine
> has to retrieve it itself.
> ...only if there was a way to force the parent to get the stuff.
> can someone comment on this ?

Parents always fetch misses for their children. You might be confusing a
parent with a sibling.

The overhead of your setup versus RR DNS is an extra connection from dummy
to a front end for every dummy-miss. Persistent connections (Squid 1.2) will
reduce this overhead.

Received on Sat Jul 04 1998 - 11:31:25 MDT

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