The Internet could become a lot faster in the coming years thanks to mod_h2, an Apache 2 extension which is supported in Apache’s 2.4.17 release. *.17 just came out on the 13th of October, and includes mod_http2, a module which allows system administrators to easily enable HTTP/2, the long-awaited next generation of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
For the uninitiated, this may not sound important. It takes some background information to get what’s going on here. Consider that HTTP 1.1 has been standardized since the late 1990s, although it was in use for much longer than that. HTTP was originally [...]