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Re: Negotiating compression

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 09:12:55 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUWxjOtYzpi4FKjMVgCBg2vKEFDc=Sqy_Oogx85hNTPiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>, Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>, Simone Bordet <simone.bordet@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 29 May 2014 09:01, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:
> Well, 1.6M instructions for a request is huge, whatever the processor size.
> That would basically limit a 3 GHz CPU to 2000 requests/s when it can currently
> do 300000 in http/1.1. I'm starting to be really worried...

That assumes that you need to decode header fields.  There's no reason
you can't do a byte-by-byte comparison in many cases.
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2014 16:13:25 UTC

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