, Volume 7, Issue 7, pp 54–62 | Cite as

Web caching

A technique to speedup access to web contents
  • Harsha Srinath
  • Shiva Shankar Ramanna
General Article


The World Wide Web has been growing in leaps and bounds. Studies have indicated that this massive distributed system can benefit greatly by making use of appropriate caching methods. Intelligent Web caching can lessen the burden on Web servers, improves its performance and at the same time reduces the network traffic.


World wide web data caching internet traffic webpage access 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BangaloreIndia
  2. 2.BangaloreIndia

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