In August 2018 the final version of TLS 1.3 was published. It is the first major update to the protocol in over eight years. It involves massive improvements in both performance and security over its predecessor TLS 1.2.
As a wao.io customer you can now benefit from the increased security and faster loading time as TLS 1.3 is enabled on our platform, no matter if you use our default or more strict TLS settings if you need to comply with PCI DSS. Continue reading “TLS 1.3 – your performance and security boost to HTTPS”
Read about our newest feature updates including a new analytics metric, image optimization improvements and new security options.
New in Analytics: Traffic Savings
Continue reading “Feature Update 04/18”
Wondering what’s new in wao.io? Have a look at our newest features and functionalities in the fields of analytics, caching, security and optimization.
Continue reading “Feature Update 03/18”
At wao.io we are, among other things, concerned about the time customers wait for your website. One key factor to speed things up is the amount of data that needs to be transferred – the best bytes are those which need not to be sent. Because images make up a large fraction of the transmitted data we transcode images before they are delivered to browsers. To make sure that the transcoding does not affect the image quality, we employ Automatic Image Quality Assessment (AIQA) procedure.
To further improve the efficiency of the transcoding, we combine the transcoding with a machine learning pipeline and see a significant decrease of data that is transmitted.
Continue reading “Optimizing Image Optimization with Machine Learning”
Wipe out the blocks that slow down your website
In the late 90s and early 2000s, when I started creating websites, the approach was fairly easy: pick your topic, write some HTML, style it with a little CSS, and process forms with PHP or – may God rest its soul – PERL. Continue reading “Web Performance is like Tetris”
We at Sevenval have been working since 1999 with some of the largest companies in Germany. We have seen the critical steps a company has to take to build and run a successful website. Over the years we have collected a lot of know-how and gained valuable experience, in our R&D team, that we now feel is worth sharing and connecting with the world. This is why we created wao.io.
Continue reading “Say hello to wao.io”