Revisiting the Anatomy of HTTP: Pt I

One of the key driving factors behind the various web/mobile performance initiatives is the fact that end-users’ tolerance for latency has nose-dived. Several studies have been published whereby it has been demonstrated that poor performance routinely impacts the bottom line, viz,. # users, # transactions, etc. Examples studies include this,…

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The Irony of Google’s HTTPS Mandate

With last week’s announcement that Google will start rewarding those sites with HTTPS security configurations with better search result rankings, many companies will now be faced with a difficult decision. HTTPS is used as an added layer of security to standard HTTP sites, and has become necessary for companies that…

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