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Web caching and prefetching: what, why, and how?

Sulaiman, Sarina and Shamsuddin, Siti Mariyam and Abraham, Ajith and Sulaiman, Shahida (2008) Web caching and prefetching: what, why, and how? In: Proceedings - International Symposium on Information Technology 2008, ITSim .

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2008.4631949

Abstract

The demand for Internet content rose dramatically in recent years. Servers became more and more powerful and the bandwidth of end user connections and backbones grew constantly during the last decade. Nevertheless users often experience poor performance when they access web sites or download files. Reasons for such problems are often performance problems which occur directly on the servers (e.g. poor performance of server-side applications or during flash crowds) and problems concerning the network infrastructure (e.g. long geographical distances, network overloads, etc.). Web caching and prefetching have been recognized as the effective schemes to alleviate the service bottleneck, minimize the user access latency and reduce the network traffic. In this paper, we express the discussion on what is the Web caching and prefetching, why we have to opt its and how to pertain of these two technologies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:7734
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:14 Jan 2009 08:45
Last Modified:29 Jun 2011 09:15

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