Slow file upload on OS X server

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Tue Jan 1 20:32:22 MSK 2008

Jamey Cribbs ha scritto:
> I have a rails app running on an OS X server, using nginx as the web 
> server, proxying to a mongrel cluster.  File uploads from the user's 
> browser are painfully slow when going through nginx, but if I target an 
> individual mongrel instance in the browser, the file upload is fast.  I 
> have the latest mac ports version of nginx installed ( 0.54, I believe).
> Any ideas?  

 > [...]

Are you sure that it is "globally" slower?

nginx will first read the entire request body, and then will send the 
data to the proxy.

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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