sudden increase in writing connections and apache processes
gabe at vtunnel.com
Thu Jan 14 04:09:53 MSK 2010
If resolvers are causing this issue for you, you should run your own
local resolvers. Even googles will have issues from time to time.
I've dealt with this a few times and wrote up an article in 2007 to
help with this problem:
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:56 PM, vicky007 <nginx-forum at nginx.us> wrote:
> I'm using nginx as reverse proxy to apache. Apache only serves php because I had no time to set up fastcgi or php-fpm on this box.
> Anyway, today there was sudden increase in nginx writing connections and increase of apache processes. It already happened to me in past and cause was the datacenter resolvers (at least switching to google resolvers fixed it immediately). Today the change of resolvers does not do anything.
> Here are graphs to show the situation: http://ultranet.sk/~temp/weird.PNG
> Anyone experienced something similar? What can be wrong?
> Thank you.
> Posted at Nginx Forum: http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,40894,40894#msg-40894
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