Does nginx support multi-thread?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Jun 1 15:03:44 MSD 2009


On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 12:54:53PM +0800, Chieu wrote:

> I found that nginx can just work in multi-process. I just write a cache and
> found the cache can not be shared in multi-process model, each work process
> just copy the cache and manage the cache self. So I want a global cache
> .Does any way I can share a cache in global?

For inter-process data nginx typically uses shared memory zones
(implemented via mmap() or shmget() depending on OS capabilites).  
Take a look at ngx_http_limit_zone_module for coding examples.

Maxim Dounin

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