GZIP problem with backend hosts
is at rambler-co.ru
Fri Aug 29 12:55:18 MSD 2008
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 09:41:42AM +0100, Alan Williamson wrote:
> 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
nginx can not decompress proxied response.
In your case probably backend sends uncompressed response.
> 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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