[squid-users] Squid4 has extremely low hit ratio due to lacks of ignore-no-cache

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Mon Oct 26 17:34:12 UTC 2015

On 10/26/2015 11:19 AM, Yuri Voinov wrote:

> 4.0.1 has more than 4 times
> bigger mem_cache, 1 Gb. 1st example 3.5.10 has only 256 Mbytes. This is
> the reason of miss??????

Please see my previous email if you want to improve your chances of
getting a correct answer to that and other related questions.

In summary: Squid logs why it made an immediate-hit, immediate-miss, or
revalidate-and-then-decide decision. There are approximately 100 factors
that affect that decision. If you want folks to speculate, keep posting
questions. If you want an answer, collect and share those logs.

And, yes, Squid needs a better interface for triaging caching decisions
than studying detailed cache.logs. You already know what to do to add
that very useful feature:


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