International Journal of Computer Science Issues
Web proxy caching is used to improve the performance of the web infrastructure. It aims to reduce network traffic, server load, and user perceived retrieval delays. The heart of a caching system is its page replacement policy, which needs to make good replacement decisions when its cache is full and a new document needs to be stored. The latest and most popular replacement policies like GDSF and GDSF# use the file size, access frequency, and age in the decision process.