Nginx health checks

David Pratt fairwinds at
Wed Jun 11 04:59:06 MSD 2008

Hi Alexander. Your post is quite interesting. I would be interested in 
seeing configuration for HAProxy and nginx for your test case. Also 
found this post on the same topic. Are you going  nginx => haproxy => 
mongels. From the following, you are advocating putting haproxy in 
front. Many thanks.


Alexander Staubo wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:16 PM, Barry Abrahamson <barry at> wrote:
>> Yeah, in my testing, the performance of HAProxy was less than stellar and I
>> couldn't figure out how to get it to spawn multiple process to use multiple
>> CPUs.  Also, I would like to avoid adding another layer if possible.
> That's pretty much the opposite of my experience with HAProxy versus
> Nginx, although my test case may be different from yours. I have
> briefly blogged about this today:
> Alexander.

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