The last decade has experienced a tremendous growth in the usage of the World Wide Web. Web caching is a technology aimed at reducing the transmission of redundant network traffic and improving access to the Web. The key idea in Web caching is to cache frequently accessed content so that it may be used profitably later. This leads to cost savings, reduction in network traffic, improved access and better content availability. Web Caching and Its Applications will aid the reader in understanding the latest developments in Web caching research. Topics covered include: Web Caching and Its Applications is designed for a professional audience, researchers and practitioners in industry. Students will appreciate the exercises for applying the knowledge for solving practical problems related to Web caching and Internet performance. To easily obtain access to relevant literature for further study, this book includes an exhaustive list of references.