How much is the HTTPS overhead

Alexander Vogt av at
Sat Mar 20 19:13:41 MSK 2010

> So I was considering to entirely protect my application 
>so that the RoR
> doesn't have to know about ssl and redirection to 
>protected pages,
> however I'd like to know how much overhead is added.

good question but here is maybe not the right place for it as thats a very 
general topic and not nginx related.

id further recommend you to learn using google ;) 20 seconds of googling 
gives you a lot of information to that topic, for example here:


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