Re: [squid-users] Question for y'all?

From: Michial Thompson <>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 12:19:21 -0600

How would that actually help the situation? Wouldn't doing that still
have all the interaction with the server and it's files still coming
across the weak/slowest link?

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Alex Crow <> wrote:
> On 19/11/10 15:00, Michial Thompson wrote:
>> My company hosts a browser based application which has a lot of Data
>> Entry and dynamically generated screens including Crystal Reports
>> Server as well.
>> I am trying to find a way to improve performance for my end users
>> which are frequently on slow DSL connections to the system that are
>> shared across a number of computers.
>> I was thinking that if I were to use something like an EMachine 1402
>> or other small computer like that, install Linux and a Proxy Server
>> and place it at the customers site and use it for all traffic to our
>> servers it might speed things up for them some.
>> How well does Squid do for caching images that are displayed on a
>> dynamically generated page?  How well does it handle caching from a
>> Windows Based Server?
>> Not sure if this is even possible, but how does it handle dynamically
>> generated pages that are really static in nature, just being generated
>> from ASP/ASPX type pages?
> Dear Michial,
> Would it not be more efficient to place the squid box at the company site as
> a reverse proxy/accelerator? It would be less support-intensive and probably
> cheaper in the long run. Sending stuff to remote end users often ends up as
> a support nightmare, especially if it's in their home - for instance, we
> have problems with VPN users reporting a fault to us when their internet
> connection is actually down!
> Alex
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