nginx compression-at-edge (in front of a reverse proxy) compresses some content, not other ?
bendj095124367913213465 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 23:29:29 MSD 2010
> nginx uses file cache as persistent storage, however, once a response
Thanks for the explanation. I'll, eventually, get around to giving
the capability a try in nginx. At the very least, the performance
comparisons will be interesting ...
> I did not understand what that parallel CDN does and what problem you
> have encountered.
A good description is here, http://drupal.org/project/parallel
Basically, serving various content types in parallel from Varnish
in-memory caches, in particular when memcache(d) is not an option due
to low RAM constraints (on a VPS ...).
The performance boost -- admittedly under the right concurrent loads
-- can be dramatic.
> Try "gzip -1 some.js" and "gzip -9 some.js" to see the difference.
> Also you may try to gzip a large file to see time difference.
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