AJP Support

Paul Dekkers Paul.Dekkers at surfnet.nl
Tue Jun 24 16:51:40 MSD 2008

Stephen Nelson-Smith wrote:
> Igor Sysoev wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:33:41AM +0100, Stephen Nelson-Smith wrote:
>>> I currently use apache 2.2 with mod_proxy_ajp to load-balance a Java
>>> application running on 3 tomcat servers.
>>> I've had good results with nginx for a php and RoR site, and would be
>>> interested in replacing apache with nginx in this configuration.
>>> Does nginx support ajp13 connections?  Has anyone on the list done
>>> anything similar?
>> No, nginx does not support AJP, and it's difficult to add...
> OK.  I guess I could just have nginx balance the http traffic and have
> use tomcat's http server rather than passing through ajp13 traffic.

Just a curiosity: do you think this (nginx to tomcat via http) would be
faster than using apache 2.2 with mod_proxy_ajp?
I'm not sure, but there's probably a reason for using AJP instead of
http there ;-)
If nginx with http would be better/faster, that would be very
interesting indeed.


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