Web Caching and its Applications

  • S. V. Nagaraj

Part of the The International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 772)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Architectural Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 21-38
    3. Pages 39-46
  3. Aspects Requiring Co-Ordination

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Pages 73-85
  4. Aspects Related to Traffic

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
  5. Complementary Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Pages 105-122
    3. Pages 123-125
    4. Pages 127-132
  6. Practical Aspects

  7. Aspects Related to Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Pages 151-164
  8. Glossary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Pages 171-181
    3. Pages 184-228
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 229-236

About this book


The last decade has seen a tremendous growth in the usage of the World Wide Web. The Web has grown so fast that it seems to be becoming an unusable and slow behemoth. Web caching is one way to tame and make this behemoth a friendly and useful giant. The key idea in Web caching is to cache frequently accessed content so that it may be used profitably later. This book focuses entirely on Web caching techniques. Much of the material in this book is very relevant for those interested in understanding the wide gamut of Web caching research. It will be helpful for those interested in making use of the power of the Web in a more profitable way. Audience and purpose of this book This book presents key concepts in Web caching and is meant to be suited for a wide variety of readers including advanced undergraduate and graduate students‚ programmers‚ network administrators‚ researchers‚ teachers‚ techn- ogists and Internet Service Providers (ISPs).


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Authors and affiliations

  • S. V. Nagaraj
    • 1
  1. 1.ChennaiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-8049-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-8050-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-3405
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