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A web cache (or HTTP cache) is an information technology for the temporary storage (caching) of web documents, such as HTML pages and images, to reduce server lag. [1]

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aiScaler Ltd. is a multinational software company founded in 2008.

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Apache HTTP Server

The Apache HTTP Server, colloquially called Apache, is a free and open-source cross-platform web server, released under the terms of Apache License 2.0.

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Apache License

The Apache License is a permissive free software license written by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

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Apache Traffic Server

The Apache Traffic Server (ATS) is a modular, high-performance reverse proxy and forward proxy server, generally comparable to Nginx and Squid.

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Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path.

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Berkeley Software Distribution

Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) was a Unix operating system derivative developed and distributed by the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) of the University of California, Berkeley, from 1977 to 1995.

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Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat Systems was a company that provided hardware, software, and services designed for cybersecurity and network management.

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BSD licenses

BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the use and redistribution of covered software.

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Cache (computing)

In computing, a cache, is a hardware or software component that stores data so future requests for that data can be served faster; the data stored in a cache might be the result of an earlier computation, or the duplicate of data stored elsewhere.

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Cache manifest in HTML5

The cache manifest in HTML5 is a software storage feature which provides the ability to access a web application even without a network connection.

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Computer appliance

A computer appliance is a computer with software or firmware that is specifically designed to provide a specific computing resource.

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Content delivery network

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and their data centers.

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Digital image

A digital image is a numeric representation, normally binary, of a two-dimensional image.

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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FreeBSD is a free and open-source Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).

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GNU General Public License

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.

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Google Search

Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google.

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Harvest project

Harvest was a DARPA funded research project by the Internet Research Task Force Research Group on Resource Discovery (IETF-RD) and hosted at the University of Colorado at Boulder which provided a web cache, developed standards such as the Internet Cache Protocol and Summary Object Interchange Format, and spawned many other technologies and software products.

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HP-UX (from "Hewlett Packard Unix") is Hewlett Packard Enterprise's proprietary implementation of the Unix operating system, based on UNIX System V (initially System III) and first released in 1984.

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The ETag or entity tag is part of HTTP, the protocol for the World Wide Web.

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, and hypermedia information systems.

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AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive, pronounced) is a series of proprietary Unix operating systems developed and sold by IBM for several of its computer platforms.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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List of HTTP header fields

HTTP header fields are components of the header section of request and response messages in the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

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macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.

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Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG), formerly known as Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA Server), is a network router, firewall, antivirus program, VPN server and web cache from Microsoft Corporation.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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MIT License

The MIT License is a permissive free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Nginx (stylized as NGINX, NGiИX or nginx) is a web server which can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache.

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OpenWrt is an open source project for embedded operating system based on Linux, primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic.

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Polipo is a lightweight caching and forwarding web proxy server.

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Proxy server

In computer networks, a proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers.

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Solaris (operating system)

Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems.

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Squid (software)

Squid is a caching and forwarding HTTP web proxy.

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A system is a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming an integrated whole.

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United States Code

The Code of Laws of the United States of America (variously abbreviated to Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, U.S. Code, U.S.C., or USC) is the official compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal statutes of the United States.

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A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.

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Untangle is a subsidiary of Providence Strategic Growth based in San Jose, California, which provides network management software.

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Varnish (software)

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites as well as APIs.

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Web accelerator

A web accelerator is a proxy server that reduces web site access time.

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Web application

In computing, a web application or web app is a client–server computer program which the client (including the user interface and client-side logic) runs in a web browser.

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Web browser

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for accessing information on the World Wide Web.

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Web page

A web page (also written as webpage) is a document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and web browsers.

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Web search engine

A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

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Web server

Web server refers to server software, or hardware dedicated to running said software, that can serve contents to the World Wide Web.

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WinGate is an integrated multi-protocol proxy server, email server and internet gateway from Qbik New Zealand Limited in Auckland.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_cache

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