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Smart Approach to Reduce the Web Crawling Traffic of Existing System using HTML based Update File at Web Server

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 7 - Article 6
Year of Publication: 2010
Shekhar Mishra
Anurag Jain
Dr. A.K. Sachan

Shekhar Mishra, Anurag Jain and Dr. A K Sachan. Article:Smart Approach to Reduce the Web Crawling Traffic of Existing System using HTML based Update File at Web Server. International Journal of Computer Applications 11(7):34–38, December 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {Shekhar Mishra and Anurag Jain and Dr. A.K. Sachan},
	title = {Article:Smart Approach to Reduce the Web Crawling Traffic of Existing System using HTML based Update File at Web Server},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {11},
	number = {7},
	pages = {34--38},
	month = {December},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


Web crawler is used for downloading information from web. Web pages are changed without any notice. Web crawler frequently revisits websites to check updates. It is expected that 40% of present internet traffic is because of web crawling. In this paper we propose a file which maintains the list of updated URLs of web pages of web site. Format of file is based on HTML. Crawler will only visit the UPDATE File, and need not have to revisit the full website to know the updates. This scheme can easily implement on today’s system with little modification on web application and web crawler. In simulator we test proposed method; using a website of 13 pages for experiment. Experiment results shows that this scheme is very promising.


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