NXWEB 3.0 is out (adds SSL, http proxy, and even better performance)

Yaroslav yarosla at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 20:52:40 CET 2012

I'd be happy if somene could do independent benchmarks of nxweb on
different hardware. So that we know for sure that it is all true :)

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:36 PM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
<nmav at gnutls.org>wrote:

> On 01/27/2012 07:39 PM, Yaroslav wrote:
> > NXWEB v3 has been completely rewritten ground up. It now has totally
> > new architecture with pluggable pipe components. New features: - SSL
> > support (via GNUTLS) - HTTP proxy support (with keep-alive connection
> > pools) - Worker thread pool dynamic scaling - Sendfile module now has
> > memory cache for small files (all configurable) I am happy to inform
> > that performance has also substantially improved (see benchmarks at
> > project page).
> Thanks for the benchmarks Yaroslav. As I understand the combination of
> nxweb+gnutls allows for 10-18% more transactions per second comparing to
> nginx+openssl. That is for the ECDHE_RSA_AES_256_CBC_SHA1 ciphersuite
> and the SECP-256R1 curve.
> The part of this difference that is due to gnutls should be mainly
> because of the usage of libtomcrypt's elliptic curve code and gmp for
> bignum arithmetic.
> For the context the benchmarks are available at:
> https://bitbucket.org/yarosla/nxweb/wiki/Benchmarks
> regards,
> Nikos
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