[ILUG] Squid vs Apache2
frlinux at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 11:22:45 GMT 2008
On Jan 4, 2008 11:16 AM, Bernhard D Rohrer <graylion at sm-wg.net> wrote:
> I have always wondered why people use Squid, when Apache2 also has proxy
> functionality. Performance?
Possibly because while Apache2 has proxy capabilities, this is not its
main duty. Squid is widely used as a reference for proxy, and this is
what it does at its best (almost).
The main advantage I see in using apache2 is that it will also proxy
IPv6 whereas Squid is just backwards in that area.
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