SPDY in Varnish ?

Chris Davies isp at daviesinc.com
Wed Mar 21 00:29:00 CET 2012

On Mar 20, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Anders Nordby wrote:

> FWIW, Firefox 11 includes SPDY support:
> http://techsplurge.com/8147/firefox-11-vs-chrome-17-released-features-3d-page-view-chrome-bookmarks-import-extensive-tests/
> OTOH, it'll make debugging HTTP more difficult? ;-/
>> On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 1:24 AM, Simon Lyall <simon at darkmere.gen.nz> wrote:
>>> Just wondering what the varnish devs thoughts are on the SPDY protocol [1]
>>> and it's likelihood of going into varnish alongside http?
>>> [1] http://www.chromium.org/spdy

Remember that SPDY requires SSL-npn and is a transport that goes across SSL. Currently, Varnish doesn't support SSL and I believe it isn't on the near-term roadmap.

You can run SPDY in non-SSL environments for testing, but, it will break most production browsers.

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