Simon Spero (ses@unc.edu)

Good evening one and all, and welcome to www-speed.

The list address is www-speed@tipper.oit.unc.edu

The request address is www-speed-request@tipper.oit.unc.edu

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This list is dedicated to the proposition that the web is just too darned slow, and that some of its key components have inherent performance problems that cannot be dealt with without changes to protocols.

Topics appropriate to the list are:

Current Attractions

MDMA - Multithreaded Daemon for Multimedia Access

Analysis of HTTP/1.0 performance problems

Ok, pop quiz. There's a server on a bus. It's rigged to blow if it drops below 50 transaction per second. What do you do?