HTTP Compression: Compressing Files, How Low Can You Go?

Posted: February 23rd, 2010

HTTP compression on IIS is easy to enable with tools such as httpZip or ZipEnable and requires no client-side configuration to obtain benefits, making it a very smart way to get extra performance and a better user experience. It’s well known that there is a limited amount of bandwidth on most Internet connections and anything […]

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HTTP Compression : Smaller, Faster… Better

Posted: August 17th, 2009

What is HTTP compression and how does it work? HTTP compression is a long-established Web standard in which a GZip or Deflate encoding method is applied to the payload of an HTTP response, significantly compressing the resource before it is transported across the Web. When data is encoded using a compressed format like GZip or […]

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