How to ensure good performance for the first X number of visitors
steve at greengecko.co.nz
Tue Oct 8 08:43:11 UTC 2013
On 08/10/13 21:35, Andrew Galdes wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for some guidance with Nginx. We have inherited a
> web-server that experiences heavy load. The server is running: Ubuntu
> Server 12.4, 24 Cores, 50~GB RAM.
> The CPU usage during peak time is 100%. Memory is about 50%.
> The client has asked that we configure Nginx to give the best user
> experience for the first X number of visitors while the others are
> 503'd. So a visitor to the website can experience good usage from
> start to purchase (it's a commerce site). While others who visit (over
> a threshold) would get 503 errors. This would ensure that, if you can
> get in, your experience would be nice. If you can't, 503 and try again
> I see there are some modules that can do this with a recompile but
> we'd rather not go down that path at this stage. Given that http is
> session-less, i suppose cookies have been used to achieve this. Or
> based on IP address.
> Any thoughts?
> -Andrew Galdes
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I seem to be doing exactly this for a living at the moment ( especially
Magento installs ), and not that many timezones away. If you want to
drop me a line offlist, please do!
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