W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-tls@w3.org > April to June 1996

RE: Merged Transport Layer Protocol Development

From: Tatu Ylonen <ylo@ssh.fi>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 03:15:16 +0300 (EET DST)
Message-Id: <199604250015.DAA10377@pilari.ssh.fi>
To: Dan Simon <dansimon@microsoft.com>
Cc: "'ietf-tls@w3.org'" <ietf-tls@w3.org>
> My impression is that asymmetric decryptions of master keys require more
> than enough "CPU-intensive processing" to put CPU time at a premium in
> the typical high-volume secure server.

An RSA computation is on the order of 0.1 seconds on a typical server
PC.  That's not too bad, unless your application uses huge numbers
of very short-lived connections.

    Tatu
Received on Wednesday, 24 April 1996 20:15:21 EDT

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 24 September 2003 06:34:48 EDT