Definition

SQUID

Contributor(s): Roberto Neijts
SQUID is also an abbreviation for Source Quench Introduced Delay, a networking term, and superconducting quantum interference device.

SQUID is a program that caches Web and other Internet content in a UNIX-based proxy server closer to the user than the content-originating site. SQUID is provided as open source software and can be used under the GNU license of the Free Software Foundation.

This was last updated in September 2005

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