Performance evaluation of HTTPS library

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at
Tue Oct 12 19:14:10 CEST 2010

On Tue, 12 Oct 2010 05:40:43 -0700 (PDT)
Ashish Vyas <amvyas82 at> wrote:
> I have made a tool for load testing of my company's web-server product. The tool 
> is written using Python 3.1.
> So I feel HTTPS is blocking my test if I want to achieve higher TPS 
> (transactions per second.) than 10*1=10 TPS.

For the record, a quick test on my home machine suggests that Python
2.6, 3.1, 3.2 all take 3ms per connection+request on a dumb local HTTPS
server (launched with "openssl s_server -www").



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