Manages persistent connections using
Net::HTTP plus a speed fix for Ruby 1.8. It's thread-safe too!
Using persistent HTTP connections can dramatically increase the speed of HTTP. Creating a new HTTP connection for every request involves an extra TCP round-trip and causes TCP congestion avoidance negotiation to start over.
Net::HTTP supports persistent connections with some API methods but does not handle reconnection gracefully.
Net::HTTP::Persistent supports reconnection and retry according to RFC 2616.
Timeout-less speed boost for Ruby 1.8 (by Aaron Patterson)
The following example will make two requests to the same server. The connection is kept alive between requests:
require 'net/http/persistent' uri = URI 'http://example.com/awesome/web/service' http = Net::HTTP::Persistent.new name: 'my_app_name' # perform a GET response = http.request uri # create a POST post_uri = uri + 'create' post = Net::HTTP::Post.new post_uri.path post.set_form_data 'some' => 'cool data' # perform the POST, the URI is always required response = http.request post_uri, post # if you are done making http requests, or won't make requests for several # minutes http.shutdown
Please see the documentation on
Net::HTTP::Persistent for more information, including SSL connection verification, header handling and tunable options.
gem install net-http-persistent
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