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Re: Negotiating compression

From: Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 11:58:52 -0500
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>, Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Simone Bordet <simone.bordet@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>

On May 29, 2014, at 11:12 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Thatís true. An optimal reverse proxy, for example, could do method/location/path matching using bitmasks, and pass the message as a direct copy.

Jason T. Greene
WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect
JBoss, a division of Red Hat
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2014 16:59:51 UTC

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