GZIP problem with backend hosts
alan at blog-city.com
Fri Aug 29 12:41:42 MSD 2008
no one got anything input here?
seems to be a fairly big failing in NGINX here. Why would it spend
extra time and resources decompressing outgoing content
Alan Williamson wrote:
> Afternoon all.
> I first of all thought I had a problem with our backend hosts not
> sending GZIP content, but it appears NGINX is at fault.
> We use nginx infront of a lot of Amazon instances. The backend
> instances, prepare the content in GZIP'd form.
> However nginx, is taking this content, and then decompressing it, and
> giving out the decompressed version back to the originating client!!
> I do not want nginx to do the compressing; the load can be better
> handled with the backend instances. I just want nginx to proxy what its
> given and not do too much to the stream coming back.
> Advice please?
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