Thanks !

Denis F. Latypoff denis at
Tue Jul 7 19:26:07 MSD 2009

Hello jeff,

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 10:01:19 PM, you wrote:

>>> mod_balancer
>> We're not using mod_balancers, we have two dedicated servers running
>> LVS. LVS load balances requests to nginx which sent the request to
>> apache / php on localhost.

> I'm just curious as to why putting nginx in front of it all allows
> apache+php to handle the load, when it seems to be handling the same
> requests (for the php) as before.  Unless there is a lot of static
> content that nginx is now handling?

nginx great reduces apache load with the many slow clients. So apache
processes (slots) are freed very fast with the nginx installed in
front of.

Best regards,
 Denis                            mailto:denis at

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