The Squid caching web proxy
Tuesday, March 23 1999 at 7:00-9:00 pm
College of DuPage Room SRC-1024
As more information is published on the web, and the number of
viewers also increases, the bandwidth placed on network links has
grown significantly. Implementing a caching web proxy helps reduce
network traffic, improve object retrieval response times, and allows
one to implement policy.
This presentation outlines what a caching web proxy is and why you
should consider using one. Specific details for building, installing,
and configuring version 2 of the Squid caching web proxy are given.
For content publishers, tips on how to maximize the cacheability
of your site will also be presented.
Chris started with computers 18 years ago, when he first taught
himself to program BASIC and 6502 assembly on a Commodore 64.
While a proficient programmer in several languages, including C,
Delphi, and Java, Chris recently started as the network engineer
for Trading Technologies. He has most recently decided to specialize
in systems administration, and has over 6 years experience in
systems, network, and database administration. Chris has implemented
network services on Cisco, SunOS, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and Linux
for sites of varying degrees of size.
The next meeting of UniForum Chicago will be
from 7:00 pm to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at the College of DuPage.
The address of the meeting facility is:
College of DuPage
Building SRC, Rm 1024
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Butterfield West to Lambert Rd. Lambert Rd North to first
right after College Road. Park in lots 7 or 8 and
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