Secure Web Server Response Time Improved by Caching SSL Session Keys

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Table of Contents

Secure Web Server Response Time Improved by Caching SSL Session Keys

Outline

HTTPS

PPT Slide

PPT Slide

Measured Calls

PPT Slide

WebPerf System

Experimental setup

Connect times for https://wwwus.netscape.com

Distribution of connect times for https://www.coned.com

Distribution of connect times for https://intranet.nyu.edu

Secure Hosts Studied

Decrease in Overall Response Time From Reusing Cached Session Key

Durations for Netscape Enterprise Server 3.5.1, secure (SSL)

Durations for Netscape Enterprise Server 3.5.1, non-secure

Linear fit for Netscape

Linear fit for IIS

Conclusions

Author: Arthur P. Goldberg

Email: artg@cs.nyu.edu

Home Page: http://www.cs.nyu.edu/artg/index.html