Image Hosting

iptablez at iptablez at
Fri Oct 15 05:11:29 MSD 2010

What a great result. Could you please be kind to share your configuration?

-----Original Message-----
From: Piotr Karbowski <jabberuser at>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:38:56 
To: <nginx at>
Reply-To: nginx at
Subject: Re: Image Hosting

On 10/14/2010 09:36 AM, Indo Php wrote:
> hi there,
> we have an image hosting, and of course we're using Nginx!
> Now on we're having problem with disk i/o. With 200GB of images.
> Is there any recommendation for this matter? Nginx configuration or
> Hardware/other software configuration?
> We already used Dual Quad Core 3Ghz, 8 GB RAM, 6x73GB 15k SCSI server

Hi there,

I have something kinda image hosting, almost 220G (651k files, images).
Since most users getting quite random content, there is no way cache 
most used files in ram.

We got best performances with ext4 and bfq io sched, Whole system is 
gentoo-based etc... so I think you may want try optimize it on OS level.

Dual Core Xeon 2,5GHz, 4G ram and standalone raid10 array, two nginx 

-- Piotr.

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