[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ/Shovel & Compression

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jan 26 10:52:17 GMT 2012

On 25/01/12 18:44, Elias Levy wrote:
> Instead of using SSH, you could use the built-in SSL functionality. If
> SSLv2 is disabled and both the client and server are compiled against
> zlib, then OpenSSL should negociate compression, and if you select a
> cipher with no encryption or authentication, you can avoid the crypto
> overhead.

Yeah, I did wonder about saying this but...

> Don't know enough about the Erlang ssl library to know how you'd go
> about specifying what cipher it should use.

...nor do I.

Jelle, if go this route and get it working, do let us know...

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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