Grokking System Design Fundamentals
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Uses of Proxies

Proxy servers serve a variety of purposes in networked environments, often enhancing performance, security, and privacy. The following are some common uses of proxy servers:

1. Performance enhancement

Proxy servers can cache frequently accessed content, reducing the need for repeated requests to the target server. This caching mechanism can improve response times, reduce bandwidth usage, and decrease the load on target servers.




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