[CentOS] squid server for 10,000 accounts

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sat Dec 6 19:38:44 UTC 2008


> Regarding the Load Balancing, I find ipvsadm to be a very good package.
> I'm not well-versed with squid, but for 10,000 users, I should image
> that hardware is not sufficient (especially if they're all requesting
> pages at the same time?)
> My immediate hunch would be to set up a virtualised squid proxy, and
> then copy that across to be hosted on multiple servers.  Providing it's
> set up in a scalable fashion (maybe NFS share for config/rules) across
> the entire cluster - you should be able to have a very scalable solution.

Squid supports cache peering, cache hierarchies, and multicast ICP.  I'd
setup Squid peers.   

<http://www.deckle.co.za/squid-users-guide/Cache_Hierarchies>



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