Apache module mod_deflate compression questions

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Issue

  • What if a client's browser is not supported by incoming data compression? For example, mobile based browsers.
  • What if HTTPS is used instead of HTTP?
  • What are the recommendations for an environment where the web application is using only PHP, HTML, TEXT, Images, XML, JavaScript, CSV, PDF or XLS etc.
  • What kind of study we should do before moving to mod_deflate?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL)
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server (EWS)
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
  • Red Hat JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
  • Apache HTTPD
  • mod_deflate

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