From: Paul McCourt (pmccourt at domain hotmail.com)
Date: Wed 01 Aug 2001 - 11:53:06 IST
Its not so much the key exchange or the actual overhead on the
servers/browser, but the increase in the amount of data transported,
somebody said 5% but it sounds like they plucked the figure out of their
----Original Message Follows----
Have you considered hardware SSL accelleration?
The biggest overhead with SSL is the initial key exchanges.
At 10:37 01/08/01 +0000, you wrote:
>With Apache I'm having a little bit of an arguement over the overhead SSL
>generates, apart from the usual encryption server-side/client-side before
>transport, but the actual amount transferred after the key exchange is it
>much of an increase?
>Me think there's none at all.
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