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Re: HTTP 1.1 Pipelining

From: Mike Dierken <mdierken@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2003 21:30:59 -0700
To: "Tim.Greenwald" <tim.greenwald@wamu.net>, "Www-Talk" <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Law11-OE38JJQ873Tlm0000f031@hotmail.com>

Is pipelining the same as 'keep-alive'?
I thought it was something different...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim.Greenwald" <tim.greenwald@wamu.net>
To: "Www-Talk" <www-talk@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 9:47 AM
Subject: HTTP 1.1 Pipelining


>
> I would be interested in comments regarding the trade-off of using
> pipelining. My thoughts on this are that it is great because it relieves
the
> burden on the server of having to open a TCP connection for each request
for
> an object but the trade-off is that the requests have to be sent/received
in
> order. This seems to me to override the benefits of multi-threading. If I
> was to send multiple GETs at the same time I would open multiple
connections
> but the requests could be processed concurrently.
>
> Regards,
> Tim Greenwald
> Washington Mutual AQM Team
>
> "You can't manage what your not measuring"
>
>
>
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