[plug] WAN Acceleration
senectus at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 09:22:47 WST 2007
On 07/02/07, Adrian Chadd <adrian at creative.net.au> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2007, Adam Hewitt wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Does anyone know of any software that runs on linux that does
> > complete WAN acceleration? I am not just talking about compression
> > but also packet fingerprinting and storing to reduce the number of
> > packets that are required to traverse the WAN?
> > Something like these hardware appliances:
> > http://www.riverbed.com/products/
> > http://www.silver-peak.com/Products/
> I'd not be surprised if one or more of those WAN accelerators actually
> was implemented in Linux.
> Thing is, its not an easy task to do. There's multiple different "things"
> you end up having to do to "get WAN acceleration" which can be highly
> protocol dependant. Its a big task.
> (And if you want it for free, then well, tough luck. You should see what
> _I_ get asked to give for free with Squid related hackery.)
> The citrix WANScaler is a linux box
Ubuntu Dapper 6.10
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