IIS 7 Compression. Good? Bad? How much?
Posted by: Scott Forsyths WebLog,
on 22 Feb 2009 |
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If you haven't properly leveraged compression in IIS, you're missing out on a lot! Compression is a trade-off of CPU for Bandwidth. With the expense of bandwidth and relative abundance of CPU, it's an easy trade-off. Yet, are you sure that your server is tuned optimally? I wasn't, which is why I finally sat down to find out for sure. I'll share the findings here.
A few years ago I wrote about compression on IIS 6. With IIS 6, the Microsoft defaults were a long...