[linux] web-server help ( squid ?? )

Brian Parkhurst brianp at u.washington.edu
Mon Oct 4 21:35:40 PDT 2004


Just in case others wanted to see it.

http://www.samag.com/documents/s=9023/sam0402c/0402c.htm

Brian Parkhurst
systems programmer
UW Medicine IT Services

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Parkhurst" <brianp at u.washington.edu>
To: "Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW" <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 9:29 PM
Subject: Re: [linux] web-server help ( squid ?? )



> Ed a recent Sys-Admin article talk about how to do this exactly.

>

> I'll see if I can't dig it up.

>

> (sorry, I'm one of your 23 million hits.)..

>

> Brian..

>

>

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: "Ed Mulligan" <mulligan at u.washington.edu>

> To: <linux at u.washington.edu>

> Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 5:35 PM

> Subject: [linux] web-server help ( squid ?? )

>

>

> > Greetings UW Linux-land

> >

> > After taking over 9 million hits on our web server in the last week (&

> > thats not counting the 14 million that went to a matching C&C server in

> > the same time period), we have decided that we need to do something

before

> > the Mt St Helens deluge does us in. (Yes we were slashdotted too).

> >

> > Any opinions on the use of "squid" as a reverse-proxy-caching server ??

> >

> > Any direct experience ?

> >

> > I seem to recall that if a site is mostly static pages (like ours), a

big

> > memory machine dedicated to running squid can really spew it out.

> > (Faster than Apache alone ???)

> >

> > Thanks for any help.

> >

> > Ed Mulligan, ess computer & network support

> >

> >

>

>




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