Re: Looking for pointers
Brian Behlendorf writes:
> On Mon, 17 Apr 1995, N.G.Smith wrote:
> > I would say that the choice of caching server directly affects the machine
> > that you need to use. The CERN server is a forking server and with any
> > significant traffic will destroy all but the fastest machine. I have
> > recently been hearing about the Harvest cache, but have not had time to
> > evaluate it myself.
> My understanding of the Harvest cache is that it sits in front of a
> standard HTTP server to improve efficiency of raw content delivery for
> that one server, rather than serve as a cache for all possible web
It can function as an "httpd accelerator" or as a proxy object cache.