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Wednesday, May 17 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Using OpenSSL to Boost JSSE in Tomcat - Jean-Frederic Clere, Red Hat

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In Tomcat-native and Tomcat9 it is now possible to use the NIO and NIO2 connectors with OpenSSL and have a a full support of HTTP/2 with TLS/SSL. JSSE is known to have poor performances compared with OpenSSL additionally ALPN required by HTTP/2 won't be in the JVM before java9. The goal of the new connector is to get ride of the old APR connector and use the NIO or NIO2 one and still have the performances of OpenSSL. Additionally the tc-native can be used in other java web server for example undertow, the presentation will explain how and demo it quickly. The presentation will explain the new code and the corresponding configuration and show the performance improvements: With the new piece of code Tomcat with the NIO or NIO2 connector gives even a better throughput than with the old APR connector!

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Jean-Frederic Clere

Manager, Red Hat
Jean-Frederic has spent more than 20 years writing client/server software. His knowledges range from Cobol to Java, BS2000 to Linux and /390 to i386 but with preference to the later ;). He is committer inHttpd and Tomcat and he likes complex projects where different languages and... Read More →

Wednesday May 17, 2017 2:30pm - 3:20pm EDT