mod_gzip - serving compressed content by the Apache webserver - Page 11
Author: Michael Schröpl
Sadly, remotecommunications.com who had originally published mod_gzip have turned away from this product during the year 2002 and removed their product pages from their server. Therefore I have removed nearly all links to their pages from my documents as well.
Sources for mod_gzip 1.3.x.
- The new home page of the mod_gzip project from version 184.108.40.206a on
- A port of mod_gzip 220.127.116.11a for OS/2
Besides this, GÃ¼nter Knauf provides precompiled versions for certain OS platforms:
Sources for mod_gzip 2.0.x
GÃ¼nter Knauf adapts some existing version of mod_gzip 2.0.x (that has forked from the Apache 1.3 version's development tree a long time ago) to the current Apache version:
Documentation about mod_gzip
The most detailled documentation about mod_gzip known to me is the one you are currently reading. It is also part of the mod_gzip download package and thus might be considered as the 'official' documentation.
- Official mailing list for mod_gzip
- The mod_gzip with SSL mini howto by Tim Behrendsen, a posting to the mod_gzip mailing list
- HTTP Compression Speeds up the Web, an extensive article about HTTP compression in general and mod_gzip in particular
- mod_gzip Komprimierungsmodul, a (german!) article by Mindjuggler about installation and configuration of mod_gzip focussing some special operational fields (SSL, Tomcat, BEA Weblogic Plugin)
Supplementary programs for mod_gzip
- Project page for
mgzta, my own traffic evaluation program for mod_gzip
- Home page for
mgstat, another traffic evaluation program for mod_gzip
- HTTP trace - my own online script for viewing header contents being sent and received during a HTTP request
- mod_gzip Test - some PHP script computing and displaying the volume savings of a gzip compressed HTTP ressource
Other HTTP compression solutions
mod_deflate- a standard module for compression of served HTTP content (for Apache 2.0 only)
gzip_cnc- my own compressing solution (implemented as Perl CGI script, embedded as Apache handler)
- www.webperformance.org - Stephen Pierzchala maintains a collection of articles and links about the topic 'compression of web contents'
- Apache, Compression and Bandwidth - an overview about several HTTP compression tools for Apache and IIS
- Simple Test of Compressing HTML Using ZLib - a W3C article about why XHTML can be compressed more effectively than HTML
- Web Content Compression FAQ - a collection of hints and FAQs about Web compression
|Michael Schröpl has studied computer science and is now working as a system analyst for Telekurs (Deutschland) GmbH. He likes programming and writing articles about certain features of the Apache web server.|