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Re: multiget reports Re: Thoughts on relation to WebDAV

From: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:02:23 -0400
To: Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>, WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D8C2D1BC51CB69385114F05D@caldav.corp.apple.com>

Hi Helge,

--On May 28, 2008 11:21:07 AM +0200 Helge Hess 
<helge.hess@opengroupware.org> wrote:

>> - In a world of SSL, web-apps and sessions, caches don't work anyway
>
> I'm not so much concerned about proxy caches for clients, but reverse
> proxies for backends. Having a cache in front of appservers is really
> nice for scaling.

Right, and in a lot of cases the web service itself will setup its own 
cache which will have knowledge of the backend servers. i.e. the need for 
some third-party intermediary to run a web cache may get less and less as 
the origin servers themselves use caches for scalability.

-- 
Cyrus Daboo
Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2008 14:03:09 GMT

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