Prefetch DNS for restbase.wikimedia.org
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Add <link rel="dns-prefetch" href="//restbase.wikimedia.org"> to the <head> element of Wikimedia MediaWiki pages.

ori created this task.Apr 2 2015, 12:16 AM
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I think we we'll gain a lot more cold-start performance by proxying directly from the main domain, for example at /api/v1/. This will also share the same established connection (possibly SPDY), and save the expensive TLS setup.

Here is a break-down of timings from a cold-start VE load (the MW.org RESTBase page):

Edit: Now tracked in T95229.