Re: HTTP-Keepalive

From: Hugo Silva <>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:11:58 +0000 wrote:
> Hi!
> I've seen, that there has alread been a discussion about http keepalive, but I'd like to start it again cause I think that it's a great feature. I'v tested haproxy and it works well. But if you have a page with tons of images, javascript and css it took some time till the browser has received all objects, cause for a every request a new handshake is necessary. I can see the effect on my apache. With enabled keepalive the pages are served in less time than without keepalive.
> I know keepalive will have some negative effects as non terminated connections blocking ports.
> What do you think about keepalive. I think that this feature would be a great enhancement for haproxy.
> All the best
> Peter

I agree, keepalive would be a killer feature on haproxy :-)

Willy has already expressed some interest in implementing keep alive, but if memory serves me well, he had some stuff he wanted to finish first.


Hugo Received on 2008/03/04 18:11

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