Nginx feature request
delta.yeh at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 05:56:37 MSD 2009
2009/4/22 Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru>
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 04:43:05PM +0200, Roger Pack wrote:
> > > Nginx server in front could take care of. I'd rather see something like
> > > Libevent (i.e. an asynchronous HTTP server engine) with embedded
> > > The core of Nginx is probably similar to Libevent with its HTTP layer.
> > > Would be interesting to find out how Nginx core compares to Libevent
> > > with HTTP layer in terms of performance.
> > Being somewhat of a newbie, just throwing this out.
> > It would indeed be interesting to see if nginx with a libev core would
> > be faster than the current (ex:
> > Though probably wouldn't be tons faster.
> > Thoughts?
> I do not think that using libev in nginx will change anything.
> Probably, the following settings may slightly improve or worsen:
> 1) turing sendfile off: it may be not effective on small files.
> Also not that lighttz does not read file at all each request.
> 2) using open file cache, it saves 3 syscalls per request (open, fstat,
> open_file_cache max=1000 inactive=20s;
> open_file_cache_valid 30s;
> open_file_cache_min_uses 2;
> open_file_cache_errors on;
> 3) using buffered log:
> access_log /path/to/access.log buffer=32k;
> or turing it off at all:
> access_log off;
> 4) using 1 worker.
1 worker for each core?
> Igor Sysoev
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