hash algorithm for nginx cache

Marcus Clyne eugaia at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 00:31:10 MSD 2009

Superfast hash is an excellent hash too



Joe Bofh wrote:
> Igor,
> It looks like nginx now has the beginnings of caching which is exciting
> as I am looking forward to comparing this with varnish.
> I did notice in the docs that the key/filename is a md5 hash. Have you
> looked at the recent MurmurHash/FNV-1a hashes?
> They are at least 2x faster than md5 which would be useful in this
> scenario.
> See
> http://search.cpan.org/~tmaesaka/Digest-MurmurHash-0.10/lib/Digest/MurmurHash.pm#BENCHMARK
> http://murmurhash.googlepages.com/
> for sample implementations.
> --j

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