Soon the internet will be much, much faster and better than ever, thanks to a new internet protocol called HTTP2. Our current web traffic mechanism, HTTP is showing signs of it’s age (16) as it has not had any major updates since 1999. With much higher usage of the internet today, a better more efficient and reliable method is badly needed to keep up with growing data exchange demands.
This video gives a brief description of what HTTP and HTTP/2 is, what are some of the major changes being made and when we can all expect to use and see an increase in our our web surfing performance.
Home page for HTTP/2, a major revision of the Web’s protocol: https://http2.github.io/
Home page of the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) HTTP Working Group: http://www.ietf.org/
HTTP2 Test Page: https://http2.akamai.com/demo