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A Caching Relay for the WWW

Steve Glassman, DEC SRC

One-line summary: A caching proxy with a 30-50% hit rate; size-limited cache, with aging heuristic used to evict documents. Users don't notice when it's turned off.

Overview/Main Points


Caching is needed on the Web. This study suggests a single cache is not very useful compared to cooperative caching, which isn't addressed.


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