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Re: HTTP header compression benchmark

From: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:57:40 -0400
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <F78D6C80-E59D-455E-9C44-EF46564C1553@apple.com>
To: Christian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>

This looks like a great resource, thank you for generating it!

On 2013-07-20, at 1:54 PM, Christian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I've recently published a benchmark for HTTP header compression based on captured
> real-world HTTP traffic data.  The benchmark contains five sets of approximately
> one million HTTP request and response headers.  Details on how the data was
> collected, preprocessed, C code (generation, preprocessing and sample compressions
> using gzip and bzip2), as well as some statistical data on the benchmarks are
> all available at https://gnunet.org/httpbenchmark/.
> It should be noted that these are not just raw HTTP headers, but request sequences.
> So the benchmark will allow you to assess the performance of compression algorithms
> that compress traffic for an entire SPDY/HTTP 2.0 session (differences, etc.) and
> not just process each header in isolation.
> I hope this will be useful for informed discussions on HTTP 2.0 header compression;
> I'll be available for discussions on the benchmark at IETF 87.
> Happy hacking!
> Christian

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
Received on Monday, 22 July 2013 11:58:22 UTC

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