Improving Node.js https request performance

The HTTPS module of Node.js allows making HTTPS request to other servers. Unfortunately, making requests with this module often leads to poor performance. I found that calling a nearby HTTPS server usually took between 300 ms and 150 ms. With the following simple solution, I was able to reduce this time to less than 40 … Continue reading Improving Node.js https request performance

Why Netty cannot serve multiple SSL domains from one IP

Background Due to some issues with a transparent proxy apparently employed by Vodafone New Zealand, a signed SSL certificate had to be added to the REST server in the Appjangle cloud in order to serve resources 'protected' from Vodafone's caching efforts. One REST server in the Appjangle cloud can serve more than one domain … … Continue reading Why Netty cannot serve multiple SSL domains from one IP