Issue No.01 - January/February (2007 vol.11)
Guillaume Pierre , Vrije Universiteit
Swaminathan Sivasubramanian , Vrije Universiteit
Gustavo Alonso , ETH Zurich
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2007.3
Developers often use replication and caching mechanisms to enhance Web application performance. The authors present a qualitative and quantitative analysis of state-of-the art replication and caching techniques used to host Web applications. Their analysis shows that selecting the best mechanism depends heavily on data workload and requires a careful review of the application's characteristics. They also propose a technique for Web practitioners to compare different mechanisms' performance on their own.
Web cache, system performance, data replication
Guillaume Pierre, Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Gustavo Alonso, "Analysis of Caching and Replication Strategies for Web Applications", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.11, no. 1, pp. 60-66, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MIC.2007.3