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Free SSL Certificates from Let's Encrypt to Drive HTTP/2 Adoption

It's widely stated that the use of HTTP/2 requires SSL/TLS encryption. This technically not true, but as clients only support HTTP/2 via SSL it's a defacto-requirement. With browser and server support for the new protocol version, the only hurdle is the overhead of setting up encryption.


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Tuesday October 20, 2015
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Varnish HTTP/2 with SSL/TLS offloading on H2O

Varnish is a popular reverse proxy which is used to accelerate page loading by caching copies as static HTML. Varnish does not support SSL/TLS, which is in practise required to take use of the new HTTP/2 protocol. This article describes one way of achieving high performance using Varnish and HTTP/2.


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Wednesday October 14, 2015
Permalink - Tags: http2, nginx, h2o, varnish