Вышла новая версия "Apache Traffic Server 3.0"

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Вышла новенькая версия Apache Traffic Server - скоростного кеширующего веб-сервера, который употребляется перед наиболее"тяжелым" сервером прибавлений и для отдачи статического контента. Traffic Server был изобретен как торговый продукт, который Yahoo заполучила совместно с компанией разрабом. В 2009 году проект был передан в opensource. Этот сервер употребляется для почти всех проектов Yahoo, подключая ключевую страничку и сервисы почты, спорта и денег.

"Traffic Server is battle hardened, serving terrabytes of data in real-life deployments where immediate content delivery is critical," said Apache Traffic Server Vice President Leif Hedstrom. "V3.0.0 builds upon that foundation, with new features and functionality, improved efficiency and performance, increased uptime, and overall easier to use.”

Apache Traffic Server is a fast, scalable, and extensible HTTP/1.1 compliant caching proxy server designed to improve:

- Caching: improves response time while reducing server load and bandwidth needs by caching and reusing frequently-requested Web pages, images, and Web service calls;

- Proxying: easily add keep-alive, filter or anonymize content requests, or add load balancing by adding a proxy layer;

- Speed: scales well on modern SMP hardware, handling tens of thousands of requests per second;

- Extensibility: APIs allow for customized plug-ins, from modifying headers and content to implementing new protocol handlers;

- Reliability: successfully handles hundreds of terrabytes of data, both as forward and reverse proxies

Apache Traffic Server v.3.0.0 has been benchmarked to handle more than of 200,000 requests per second -- a 277% improvement over v2.0’s already-impressive rates. Used in production in a variety of large-scale deployments, companies such as Yahoo! rely on Apache Traffic Server to handle over 400 terrabytes of traffic, and has used the project to serve more than 30 billion objects daily across its various properties including the Yahoo! homepage, and its Sports, Mail, and Finance sites.

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