cache static content in memory
cliff at develix.com
Fri May 29 01:26:35 MSD 2009
On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 14:54 -0400, nfn wrote:
> I'm using nginx with apache2 + mod_php.
> Php pages are proxied to apache and nginx handles all static files (css, js, png, jpg, gif).
> I have lots of small files (forum design + smilies) ...
> Can nginx cache theses files in memory? How?
> If so, do I have any benefit with this approach?
> Is this faster than serving from disk?
You should read this:
It offers a good explanation of why trying to cache files in memory
(beyond what the OS already does) is usually counterproductive.
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