Document replication and distribution in extensible geographically distributed web servers

@article{Zhuo2003DocumentRA,
  title={Document replication and distribution in extensible geographically distributed web servers},
  author={Ling Zhuo and Cho-Li Wang and Francis C. M. Lau},
  journal={J. Parallel Distrib. Comput.},
  year={2003},
  volume={63},
  pages={927-944}
}
A geographically distributed web server (GDWS) system, consisting of multiple server nodes interconnected by a MAN or a WAN, can achieve better efficiency in handling the ever-increasing web requests than centralized web servers because of the proximity of server nodes to clients. It is also more scalable since the throughput will not be limited by available bandwidth connecting to a central server. The key research issue in the design of GDWS is how to replicate and distribute the documents of… CONTINUE READING