Web caching: A way to improve web QoS

Ming Kuan Liu, Fei Yue Wang, Dajun Zeng

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As the Internet and World Wide Web grow at a fast pace, it is essential that the Web's performance should keep up with increased demand and expectations. Web Caching technology has been widely accepted as one of the effective approaches to alleviating Web traffic and increase the Web Quality of Service (QoS). This paper provides an up-to-date survey of the rapidly expanding Web Caching literature. It discusses the state-of-the-art web caching schemes and techniques, with emphasis on the recent developments in Web Caching technology such as the differential Web services, heterogeneous caching network structures, and dynamic content caching.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-127
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Computer Science and Technology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2004


  • Differentiated service
  • Dynamic content caching
  • Web QoS
  • Web caching
  • Web traffic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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