[plug] Proxy Cache Hit Rate

Bill Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Tue Dec 22 08:32:33 UTC 2015

On 22/12/15 16:17, Onno Benschop wrote:
> Quick survey:
> If you manage or have access to a proxy cache server, what is your
> current cache hit rate?
> Background:
> I've just been told they're obsolete and a waste of time since the hit
> rate is low and all it does is add latency. Suffice to say, I'm not
> convinced :-)
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Be convinced ...

I dropped squid as a proxy nearly 4 years ago now for just that reason.
 The more https traffic you have, the less useful it is and it does add
latency. The hit rate was getting"miserable" even back then.


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