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Re: Transparent Caching Solutions - Information Wanted

  • From: Paul Gauthier
  • Date: Wed Feb 04 12:34:34 1998

Paul Vixie wrote:
> Inktomi <URL:> has announced their intention to offer
> transparency but they are not an appliance (like Cisco, Vixie, and NetApp)
> and last I heard they were waiting on some Solaris kernel changes before
> they could actually ship transparency.

Paul Vixie gave a nice summary of some of the cache solutions available.

To be absolutely correct, Inktomi's Traffic Server network cache does
very much ship with integrated transparency today!  It also provides
a bunch of cache services that people like including multicast
clustering, HSRP-derived failover, centralized management, adaptive
networking and a fast raw-disk object store.  We have some info on
Inktomi's home page ( if you are curious.