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Squid

A caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more
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What is Squid?

Squid reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
Squid is a tool in the Web Cache category of a tech stack.
Squid is an open source tool with 2K GitHub stars and 497 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Squid's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Squid?

Companies
14 companies reportedly use Squid in their tech stacks, including Oxylabs, Buzzvil, and Eskimi.

Developers
87 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Squid.

Squid Integrations

Pros of Squid
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Easy to config
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Web application accelerator
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Cluster
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Very Fast
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ICP
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High-performance
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Very Stable
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Open Source
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Widely Used
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Great community
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Squid Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Squid?
Kong
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
NGINX
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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Squid's Followers
204 developers follow Squid to keep up with related blogs and decisions.