nginx performance with aritificial latency - help?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Fri Nov 21 19:21:57 UTC 2014


On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 09:49:36PM -0600, Jacob Burkamper wrote:


> Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can solve this? I would have
> expected an increase in the number of connections to yield an increase in
> speed, but this was not the result. It seems with the artificial latency
> nginx is only able to handle approximately 3,000 requests per second, where
> without the latency I saw over 7,000.

Have you checked your OS limits on network buffers?  If there 
are not enough buffers or buffers are undersized, this may have 
negative effect on bandwidth with increased latency.

Maxim Dounin

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