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FIT 14.5.1 – Web Accelerator vs Bigimage

This month’s release is mostly a “smoothing” release comprising a lot of bug fixes and smaller improvements, as well as 3rd party updates and security patches. One of the most common errors that we have encountered in our log files … Continue reading

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FIT 14.5 – Web Accelerator Feature Release

FIT 14.5 is a feature release for the Web Accelerator. Brotli is a new data compression library that shrinks Web payload better than proven methods such as gzip or deflate. The Web Accelerator now includes brotli as an Apache module. … Continue reading

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FIT 14.4.2 released with new Web Accelerator options

https:// should be considered the norm for Web traffic. It allows for secure communication, the green padlock looks cool, and most important: it enables the efficient and fast data transfers of HTTP/2. However, switching your site to HTTPS may not … Continue reading

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FIT 14.4.1

This release is a maintenance release comprising mostly bug fixes, security patches and 3rd party updates. However, there are some interesting improvements, too. But security comes first! The Web Accelerator uses the ImageMagick library for image scaling. Recently, a number … Continue reading

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FIT 14.4: Web Accelerator Update

This release brings a performance update to the “rear side”. When communicating with an origin server, a TCP connection needs to be established. This comprises multiple round trips. For encrypted connections (HTTPS), an additional TLS handshake is necessary to setup … Continue reading

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FIT 14.3.1: Web Accelerator and RDL Update

Today we have released version 14.3.1 of our FIT software, including updates for the Web Accelerator and Rapid Development Layer We have learned a lot from analyzing our image traffic. Therefore, this minor release focusses on bug fixes and enhancements of … Continue reading

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Mo’ Speed – 25% faster Web Accelerator in FIT 14.3

This update brings a significant performance boost to the server-side! The overall CPU usage is reduced by 25% on average. Depending on the features in use, sites may see even larger savings in CPU time. This is not only a … Continue reading

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FIT 14.2 – Reduce Image Weight, Raise Quality

The first release of 2016, FIT 14.2 primarily brings a set of new features regarding image optimization. First and foremost we have implemented a new algorithm that allows us to reduce the transport size of truecolor PNGs with transparency by … Continue reading

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FIT 14.1.3

We have just released FIT 14.1.3. This version comes with a host of exciting new features: At the core of FIT, there has always been a lot of HTTP functionality, and now there is even more. The new HTTP Cache partially … Continue reading