Scaling out SSL

Synopsis We’ve seen recently how we could scale up SSL performance. But what about scaling out SSL performance? Well, thanks to Aloha and HAProxy, it’s easy to manage smartly a farm of SSL accelerator servers, using persistence based on the SSL Session ID....

Benchmarking SSL performance

Introduction The story Recently, there has been some attacks against website which aimed to steal user identity. In order to protect their users, major website owners had to find a solution. Unfortunately, we know that sometimes, improving security means downgrading...

Maintain affinity based on SSL session ID

Synopsis When load balancing HTTPS, we can’t have access to HTTP protocol since everything is encrypted. So it’s hard to maintain connection persistence in such condition. Aloha load balancer allows you to maintain HTTPS sessions based on SSL connection...