On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> On Sat, 10 Apr 2004, unixware wrote:
>
> > have anyone tried using squid on web100 patched
> > machine
> > the site says it will improve tcp data transfers and
> > increase throughput.

>
> Should work fine, but I doubt it will make any difference for Squid as it
> is an optimisation of very high speed networking involving single TCP
> streams >100Mbps which is somewhat outside the scope of Squid to start
> with.. This kind of traffic is primarily seen in Gbps or higher speed
> environments..


last time I looked at the web100 patch set it was mostly performance
monitoring... I already have machines capable of putting 989Mb/s of tcp on
the wire but my squid boxen, won't need to do tht anytime soon.

> What Internet connection do you have? If less than about 400Mbit/s (40
> MByte/s) then web100 is not of any relevance to you, and if you have I
> still doubt it is of any relevance to your Squid servers..
>
> Regards
> Henirk
>


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