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AAM Dynamic Policy Updates And Removal of SPDY in BIG-IP v13

Application Acceleration Manager (AAM) changes in BIG-IP v13 include removal for SPDY and updates to Bandwidth Controller algorithms. Learn more about these updates and improvements in F5's BIG-IP version 13 at DevCentral. Read more
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SPDY/HTTP2 Profile Impact on Variable Use

When using SPDY/HTTP2 profile, TCL variables set before the HTTP_REQUEST event are not carried over to further events. This is easily reproducible with this simple iRule: when CLIENT_ACCEPTED { set default_pool [LB::server pool] } when... Read more
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Goodbye SPDY, Hello HTTP/2

The Chrome team at Google recently announced that they will be removing SPDY support from Chrome in early 2016. SPDY is an application layer protocol designed to improve the way that data is sent from web servers to clients. Depending on who you... Read more
Average Rating: 4.2
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F5 Friday: Should you stay with HTTP/1 or move to HTTP/2 ?

Application experience aficionados take note: you have choices now. No longer are you constrained to just HTTP/1 with a side option of WebSockets or SPDY. HTTP/2 is also an option, one that like its SPDY predecessor brings with it several enticin... Read more
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Ready or not, HTTP 2.0 is here

From HTTP to SPDY, to HTTP 2.0. The introduction of a new protocol optimized for today’s evolving web services opens the door to a world of possibilities. But are you ready to make this change?While the breakneck speed with which applications,... Read more
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新しいウェブプロトコルHTTP 2.0にいち早く対応するための「ゲートウェイ」という考え方

HTTPからSPDY、そしていよいよHTTP2.0へ ― 進化するウェブサービス最適な最新のウェブのプロトコル導入を見据え、様々な取り組みが始まっています アプリケーション、デバイス、サイバーセキュリティの進化は目まぐるしく進んでいますが、インターネットの大部分の通信を担う通信プロトコル「HTTP」は実は初代からあまり大きな進化を遂げていない ― これは意外と知られていない現実です。 インターネット標準化団体であるIETFの資料によると、初代のHTTP... Read more
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Velocity 2014 – HTTP 2.0 Gateway (feat Parzych)

Dawn Parzych, F5 Sr. Product Manager, talks about the benefits of HTTP 2.0 and shows us a demo of 170 pictures appearing instantly while using the BIG-IP HTTP 2.0 profile. Interesting conversation about web pages loads, the chattiness of the HTTP... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

What are you waiting for?

The future of HTTP is here, or almost here.   It has been 5 years since SPDY was first introduced as a better way to deliver web sites.  A lot has happened since then.  Chrome, Firefox, Opera and some IE installations support... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

Interop 2014: F5 in the NOC (feat Bocchino & Wojcik)

Principal Services Architect, Ken Bocchino and F5 Consultant Joe Wojcik visit to show and tell us how F5 is integral to the Interop.net infrastructure – the world’s largest temporary network. Ken gives a brief whiteboard of the architecture, Joe... Read more
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Multipath TCP (MPTCP)

#mobile #webperf #IOS7 Two! Two connections at the same time, ah ah ah... Long ago, when the web was young, we (as in the industry) figured out how to multiplex TCP (and later HTTP which we now call message steering) in order to dramatically... Read more
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Architecting Scalable Infrastructures: CPS versus DPS

#webperf As we continue to find new ways to make connections more efficient, capacity planning must look to other metrics to ensure scalability without compromising performance. Infrastructure metrics have always been focused on speeds and... Read more
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There is more to it than performance.

Did you ever notice that sometimes, “high efficiency” furnaces aren’t? That some things the furnace just doesn’t cover – like the quality of your ductwork, for example? The same is true of a “high performance” race car. Yes, it is VERY fast,... Read more
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HTML5 WebSockets: High-Speed Infrastructure Integration Bus?

#HTML5 #SPDY Web 2.0 style integration has become the norm with REST and SOA-based APIs – WebSockets may provide the speed and scale necessary to make it the perfect answer to infrastructure integration challenges One of the concerns that arose... Read more
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F5 Friday: Avoiding the Operational Debt of Cloud

#F5CLP F5 Cloud Licensing Program enables #cloud providers to differentiate and accelerate advanced infrastructure service offerings while reducing operational debt for the enterprise If you ask three different people why they are adopting... Read more
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SPDY versus HTML5 WebSockets

#HTML5 #fasterapp #webperf #SPDY So much alike, yet so vastly a different impact on the data center … A recent post on the HTTP 2.0 War beginning garnered a very relevant question regarding WebSockets and where it fits in (what might shape up to... Read more
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F5 Friday. Speedy SPDY

#ADO, #Stirling, #fasterapp a SPDY implementation that is as fast and adaptable as needed. **I originally wrote this more than a month ago… Coworkers have covered this topic extensively, but thought I’d still get it posted for those who read my... Read more
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F5 Friday: F5 Application Delivery Optimization (ADO)

#ado #fasterapp #webperf The “all of the above” approach to improving application performance A few weeks ago (at Interop 2012 to be exact) F5 announced its latest solution designed to improve application performance. One facet of this “all of... Read more
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DevCentral Top5 05/15/2012

The weeks have been good to us here in DevCentral land, and frankly to those of you out there looking for DevCentral-y goodness. With a little bit (or a lot) for everyone, we've recently seen topics from SPDY gateway announcements to log... Read more
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Y U No Support SPDY Yet?

#fasterapp #ado #interop Mega-sites like Twitter and popular browsers are all moving to support SPDY – but there’s one small glitch in the game plan… SPDY is gaining momentum as “big” sites begin to enable support for the would-be HTTP 2.0... Read more
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New Communications = Multiplexification

I wrote a good while back about the need to translate all the various storage protocols into one that could take root and simplify the lives of IT. None of the ones currently being hawked seem to be making huge inroads in the datacenter, all have... Read more
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The “All of the Above” Approach to Improving Application Performance

#ado #fasterapp #stirling Carnegie Mellon testing of ADO solutions answers age old question: less filling or tastes great? You probably recall years ago the old “Tastes Great vs Less Filling” advertisements. The ones that always concluded in... Read more
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The Four V’s of Big Data

#stirling #bigdata #ado #interop “Big data” focuses almost entirely on data at rest. But before it was at rest – it was transmitted over the network. That ultimately means trouble for application performance.    The problem of... Read more
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The HTTP 2.0 War has Just Begun

#stirling Microsoft takes on Google as the war to win the standard for an overdue overhaul of HTTP starts to pick up steam RFC 1945 – “Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.0” – was published in May 1996. In June of 1999, RFC 2616 – “Hypertext... Read more
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Network versus Application Layer Prioritization

#fasterapp Why SPDY and similar techniques could succeed where coloring TOS bits failed Back in the day, before VoIP was common and we were all chatting over Skype, there was a very real concern about how to ensure the network could support it.... Read more
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Multiple Stream Protocols, eBooks, And You.

EBook readers are an astounding thing, if you really stop and think about it. Prior to their creation, how could you reasonably have hundreds or thousands of books in one place, all the notes you took and highlighting you wanted to do, and your... Read more
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