Serve from cache but fire request to upstream server to increment page view counter
Antonio P.P. Almeida
appa at perusio.net
Wed Apr 4 08:09:43 UTC 2012
There's the post_action directive. But AFAIK is not that reliable.
I would use Lua with the "new" cosocket API and do an HTTP request.
Here's an example of a library built around it that talks with a Redis
As stated post_action is another option:
More information about the nginx