HTTP/2 Gateway

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Dec 14 18:19:36 UTC 2015


On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 09:57:02AM -0800, Frank Liu wrote:

> "multiplexing" seems to be a good use case for upstream proxying. We don't
> have control how fast end users adopting HTTP/2, so we may still have tons
> of HTTP/1.x requests coming in, but we can certainly upgrade upstream
> servers that we control to support HTTP/2. If nginx upstream proxy module
> can also support HTTP/2, we will be able to take advantage of
> "multiplexing" the connection between nginx and upstream.

As already said, "advantage" is mostly nonexistent when 
considering connections between nginx and upstreams, or even 
disadvantage in some cases.  But if you think that it will be 
beneficial - feel free to provide patches.

Maxim Dounin

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