Re: [thredds] How are compressed netcdf4 files handled in TDS

> There is currently no caching by the CDM of netcdf4 internal compression. The 
> CDM caches small variables ( < 4000 bytes) and the OS/controller will cache 
> disk blocks which would contain the compressed data. Adding an internal cache 
> for netcdf-4 is probably a good idea.

Thanks, that is what I needed to know.


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