proxy buffering for media files?
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Sep 4 10:45:08 UTC 2013
On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 07:12:22AM +0300, wishmaster wrote:
> > > What is a common use case for using proxy_buffering? Since it's a default
> > > option, I assume it's commonly used and for good reason. I'm just having a
> > > hard time applying the thought process to my specific setup.
> > As long as your backend servers aren't limited on the number of
> > connections they can handle, best aproach would be to keep
> > proxy_buffering switched on, but switch off disk buffering using
> > proxy_max_temp_file_size.
> Could you explain why this approach is not suitable for case
> when backend servers are limited on number of connections.
If backends are connection-bound, in many cases it's more
effective to buffer responses to disk instead of keeping backend
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