[ANNOUNCE] ngx_http_upstream_keepalive

Grzegorz Nosek grzegorz.nosek at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 20:34:00 MSD 2008

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 08:21:29PM +0400, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 05:57:40PM +0200, Grzegorz Nosek wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 07:42:12PM +0400, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> >> In short: it's keepalive upstream balancer module, it may be used
> >> to keep connections to memcached alive.
> >
> >Cool! :)
> Feel free to report bugs / success stories. :)

I don't actually use Memcached with Nginx but I _am_ interested in
keepalive HTTP/FastCGI connections. It's a great start.

> > Is there any fundamental problem with supporting e.g. HTTP? Apart from
> > not breaking the HTTP spec and sending Connection: keepalive (or
> > whatever it looks like for HTTP/1.0)?
> Not really fundamental.  But this will at least require nginx patching.

Couldn't the header get injected in a filter? Or are other changes

> I've already started some work in this direction (and posted some 
> patches here), but it's still require more work to be done.

Will have a look at your code and hopefully contribute something useful
ora at least steal some good stuff :)

Best regards,
 Grzegorz Nosek

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