mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon May 31 15:53:39 MSD 2010
On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 03:44:56PM +0400, Andrey Feldman wrote:
> We need to change upstreams weight dynamicly(every 15 sec.), is that normal
> to reload nginx so frequently in prodution?
Not really, but this depends on your workload.
Every reload gracefully shutdowns old workers. This means that if
there are long-lived requests (big downloads from clients with
slow links etc.) old workers may still be here for a while. And
they still consume memory and so on. In my practice shutdown time
reached several hours in some cases.
If you reload every 15 seconds and shutdown takes longer - you
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