In Proceedings of IEEE Infocom ’ 98 , San Francisco , CA The Network E ects


| Prefetching has been shown to be an eeective technique for reducing user perceived latency in distributed systems. In this paper we show that even when prefetch-ing adds no extra traac to the network, it can have serious negative performance eeects. Straightforward approaches to prefetching increase the burstiness of individual sources, leading to… (More)


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