Map thousands of urls

Igor Sysoev is at
Thu Jun 14 19:32:13 MSD 2007

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 12:29:25PM +0200, Janko Hauser wrote:

> Hello, we currently use a homegrown apache module, which maps urls to  
> new domains and urls. For this we use a mysql-lookup. There are O 
> (10000) entries in this table. Now we want to replace Apache with  
> nginx (which is currently used as a load balancing proxy to a big  
> zope cluster f?r 400+ Sites).
> What would be the best way to achieve the same effect with nginx? We  
> can live with a solution, where the mysql-table is exported once a  
> night, a new nginx include is written and nginx is reloaded. I think  
> it would be bad to port the apache module to nginx, as a mysql-lookup  
> for each request reduces the benefits of nginx.
> The lookup can be exact, so we do not need thousands of rewrites via  
> regex.

Could you show example of mappings ?
nginx can do lookups via "map" directive.

Igor Sysoev

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