Date Added: Dec 2011
Web caching is an important technique for improving the performance of web based applications. Web caching is used to reduce network traffic, server load, and user-perceived retrieval delays by replicating popular content on proxy caches that are strategically placed within the network. Web pre-fetching schemes have also been widely discussed where web pages and web objects are pre-fetched into the proxy server cache. This paper presents an approach that integrates web caching and web pre-fetching approach to improve the performance of proxy server's cache.