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11:31 am on Sep 27, 2019 (gmt 0)

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The next major version of HTTP, HTTP/3 gets a boost today as Cloudflare, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox have all said HTTP/3 will be supported.

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11:44 am on Sept 27, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I am playing with HTTP/3 since a couple of days, and I see a speed increase of roughly 10% compared to HTTP/2. However, considering how HTTP/3 is more resource intensive, different results will be observed, depending of the CPUs of the servers serving the files.

For the records (adoption),
HTTP/0.9 : 1991
HTTP/1.0 : 1996
HTTP/1.1 : 1999
HTTP/2 : 2015
HTTP/3 : 2019

Technologies are moving forward faster.
4:42 pm on Sept 28, 2019 (gmt 0)

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I just received notification from Clouflare that my site was selected for Beta testing http/3 with Quic. I have just enabled it. I'm curious to see if this will make any difference.
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Hello-

If this is within the context of dynamic pages, chances are the gain of performance will be insignificant with Cloudflare. Keep in mind that Cloudflare works as an intermediate actor. It forwards requests to your server, which itself sends the response to Cloudflare ,which forwards it to the end user. This means that, most of the load time, still depends on how fast your server is, at generating the page, and how fast it can send it to Cloudflare.

HTTP/3 has more benefits, when the dialog is direct between your server and the end user.