Making nginx "feel" faster?

Igor Sysoev is at
Sat Mar 8 23:17:09 MSK 2008

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 02:51:56PM +0000, Phillip B Oldham wrote:

> Hi guys
> I'm working on a mediatemple server (US) from the UK and it looks like 
> there's a limit with the bandwidth from the server. Sites on that box 
> are slow, whether they're dynamic or not. nginx has 8 worker threads 
> (with 8 php-fastcgi threads waiting), keepalive is set to 3, static 
> files are being told to cache, and gzip is enabled.

You do not need worker per each php-fastcgi process.
Single worker is enough for this.

> Are there any other tweaks I can do to nginx to make the responses feel 
> faster? Maybe reduce the chunk size or something?

I have no idea. Have do you tried other servers: lighttpd, Apache in this
environment ?

Igor Sysoev

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