Why Nginx Doesn't Implement FastCGI Multiplexing?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Tue Sep 16 12:00:27 UTC 2014


On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 06:16:58PM +0200, Wter S. wrote:

> Then how Nginx is able to handle thousands simultaneous requests (where 
> some of them contains blocking IO operations) with only one process (or 
> let say 10 processes) ?

That's because nginx is event-driven server and uses non-blocking 
IO whenever possible.

Maxim Dounin

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