Poor performance in serving of static files
juerg at scratchdisk.com
Tue Jul 19 09:40:35 UTC 2011
Thanks again for everybody involved in the tracking down of this issue. I am very relieved to see that Nginx performs indeed at least as fast as Apache even under little load, and have now switched to using it on all my servers.
It's an impressive piece of beautiful software, and I am very happy to be able to switch to it now.
On 18 Jul 2011, at 15:51, Jürg Lehni wrote:
> That was exactly it!
> I knew it must be something really silly that I'm overseeing.
> Would it be good to mention this on the Wiki? I could imagine others having similar issues.
> It might be good also to allow the control of keepalive behavior separate for GET and POST requests?
> Thank you all for your help!
> On 18 Jul 2011, at 15:08, Maxim Dounin wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 02:48:47PM +0100, Jürg Lehni wrote:
>>> This is very interesting! I just tried out Chrome and Firefox
>>> and I don't see these differences in performance. It's only on
>>> Safari. On Chrome, Nginx seems to have an edge even. How is this
>> This is probably due to disabled by default keepalive for Safari
>> due to problems with POSTs. Try
>> keepalive_disable msie6;
>> (default is "msie6 safari")
>>  https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5760
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