How much is the HTTPS overhead

Gabriel Ramuglia gabe at
Sat Mar 20 20:48:09 MSK 2010

If you use nginx on the front end, you can have some really long
keepalives, which will reduce the number of connections set up and
torn down. This will probably make the impact on performance

On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Fernando Perez <lists at> wrote:
> Thanks for your input.
> It seems a major hit can happen if there are plenty small requests.
> Hmm, I'll have to find a way to simplify the https handling in my rails
> app then.
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