AJP Support

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Tue Jun 24 15:03:26 MSD 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:45:24AM +0100, Stephen Nelson-Smith wrote:

> Hi,
> > SSL operations are CPU intensive, so it makes sense to use as much cores
> > as possible.
> Generally would you say it would be better to have fewer cores with a
> faster clock speed? 

It's better to use more cores AND faster clock speed.

> Or does SSL threaded in such away that one would
> get better performance from lots of cores, even if they were slower?

nginx uses several worker processes those may run on diffeernt CPUs/cores.

> In terms of handing off http connections, does nginx benefit most from
> plenty of RAM or again, is the guideline to go for a proliferation of
> cores?

If you will use nginx as proxy only, then you do not need plenty of RAM.
If yor use it for static files, then RAM may be used for OS VM cache.

Igor Sysoev

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