Handling 500k concurrent connections on Linux

Valentin V. Bartenev ne at vbart.ru
Tue Oct 16 08:55:30 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 16 October 2012 11:30:29 John Watson wrote:
> After a bit more digging I discovered that Nginx sets the backlog on the
> listen socket to only 511 (at least on Linux), not the -1 in the docs.
> [...]

Docs: "By default, backlog is set to -1 on FreeBSD, and to 511 on other 
platforms." @ http://nginx.org/r/listen

 wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev


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