A hardware question

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Thu May 1 13:47:35 MSD 2008

mike ha scritto:
> On 4/30/08, Manlio Perillo <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
>> I think that the better solution is to extend the nginx upstream module so
>> that the list of backend servers (address, port and weight) can be obtained
>> at request runtime, and not only at configuration time.
> How would you implement this so it doesn't require interaction with an
> application to do key lookup?
> MogileFS stores the files in
> http://mogstored-server:7501/dev1/0/000/000/0000000005.fid

I don't know MogileFS, what is the rationale for this form of URL?

I was assuming that each file have the same URL path component for each 
mogstred-server, so you only need to dynamically know the upstream 
address and port.

 > [...]

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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