Seeking traffic shaping/transparent proxy solution

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Fri Feb 22 09:10:44 MST 2008


On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 08:48 -0700, Carl Youngblood wrote:
> So, this raises another question I have: The APs I have have two
> compact flash slots in them with full microdrive support.  However,
> flash memory is getting so high-capacity these days (and cheap) that I
> can buy a 32GB CF card for $140 from newegg.  In fact, I can't find
> any microdrive options at newegg anymore.  Question is, will
> solid-state CF be safe for a content caching solution?  I intend to
> use the space on these cards for caching static content.  But I have
> heard that CF fails after frequent writes.
> 
> Also, what capacity do you think I would need for a good caching
> system?  8GB, 16GB, 32GB?

I've got the OS on flash, but tossed in a 250GB hard drive for the
cache.

Corey





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