Highest requests per second - what is considered top performance?
brian at akins.org
Sun Oct 23 17:15:09 UTC 2011
On Oct 22, 2011, at 10:40 PM, iberkner wrote:
> What is considered top performance for a single box / instance?
I've seen 200k+ requests/second on a smaller box than you have.
Usually, your testing tool is the bottle neck.
I usually run one nginx worker per CPU core. Not sure why more than 5 wouldn't improve performance, the processes are generally independent.
Make sure you are using buffered access logs (if using them) and you have worker_rlimit_nofile set high (like 256k).
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