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
ssl, tls, http2
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
http2, nginx, h2o, varnish
Written by Jani Tarvainen on Sunday October 4, 2015
http2, serverpush, symfony
Time to first paint is the one of the most critical user experience for web sites. Essentially what this means is the moment the user sees something on their screens after following a link. This gives the perception of a fast load time, and first impressions count on the web.
Written by Jani Tarvainen on Sunday September 27, 2015
A week ago I setup this site on HTTP/2 and wrote a short article on running PHP with the H2O server. As a follow-up I decided to write a brief article on how many visitors actually used this new capability on the site.