[ANNOUNCE] ngx_http_upstream_keepalive

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Oct 24 20:21:29 MSD 2008


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 05:57:40PM +0200, Grzegorz Nosek wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 07:42:12PM +0400, Maxim Dounin wrote:
>> In short: it's keepalive upstream balancer module, it may be used
>> to keep connections to memcached alive.
>Cool! :)

Feel free to report bugs / success stories. :)

> > It won't work with http or fastcgi backends, don't even try.
> Is there any fundamental problem with supporting e.g. HTTP? Apart from
> not breaking the HTTP spec and sending Connection: keepalive (or
> whatever it looks like for HTTP/1.0)?

Not really fundamental.  But this will at least require nginx patching.

I've already started some work in this direction (and posted some 
patches here), but it's still require more work to be done.

Maxim Dounin

More information about the nginx mailing list