From:  "Eric H. Jung" <>
Date:  30 Nov 2012 00:36:55 Hong Kong Time

Re: SSL telemetry very early grain of salt edition


On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Patrick McManus wrote:

> We've had some SSL telemetry in nightly for about a week, much of that over
> a holiday.
> Despite its thinness it provides some early insight into questions I've
> had, I really like to be able to characterize the web - so here is the
> summary from that sneak peak:
> We use SSL3 instead of TLS in handshakes 1.13% of the time.  That's more
> than I hoped, but less than brian feared :)
> 1.7% of OCSP queries fail to generate an OCSP response.
> OCSP responses take a median 310ms to complete.
> The "Time to Ready" metric for a new connection using ssl (which would
> include the TCP handshake and SSL handhake which may or may not be resumed
> or require OCSP), has a median around 400ms. Plaintext HTTP has a
> time-to-ready around 110ms.
Very interesting metrics. Thanks for sharing.