Re: Cacheflow vs. Squid

From: Toens Bueker <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 21:40:52 +0200

On Thu, Jul 23, 1998 at 09:32:42PM +0200, Stephen R. van den Berg wrote:

> >I would say that this prefetching of a page (while it may slightly
> >increase response time) is going to use just as much bandwidth (possibly
> >more). What does everyone think? Has anyone here used Cachflow? Sorry,
> But if it is done at the quiet hours, it's bandwidth which usually is
> cheaper, so it could be an advantage.
> You can extend squid to use the same technique though by using a simple
> tool that analyses the logfiles and prefetches the URLs using wget
> or similar at low-traffic times.

BTW.: The 'proxy-performance tool', which is downloadable
from their web site is quite nice.


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