May 7, 2005

HTTP Compression

I finally got HTTP compression working on content that matters — like ASPX pages. It looks like pages are compressing about 4:1 or more. This should mean much faster download times since my broadband connection is my most limiting issue. I found some excellent instructions for doing this at You need to edit the IIS6 metabase for compression to work as you would want and this article explains it will.

I also moved Road Sign Math to it’s own web server now so it is isolated and I also enabled compression on it.

Let me know if you notice faster responses when you are browsing our site.


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