How can the number of parallel/redundant open streams/temp_files be controlled/limited?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue Jun 24 22:36:01 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 02:49:57PM -0400, Paul Schlie wrote:

> I've noticed that multiple (as great as 8 or more) parallel 
> redundant streams and corresponding temp_files are opened 
> reading the same file from a reverse proxy backend into nginx, 
> upon even a single request by an up-stream client, if not 
> already cached (or stored in a static proxy'ed file) local to 
> nginx.
> This seems extremely wasteful of bandwidth between nginx and 
> corresponding reverse proxy backends; does anyone know why this 
> is occurring and how to limit  this behavior?

Maxim Dounin

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