upstream timed out errors

merlin corey merlincorey at
Mon Jun 8 14:21:19 MSD 2009

You need to determine where the bottleneck is.  Often, it is the
database layer and lack of caching.

On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 3:54 PM, <mobiledreamers at> wrote:
> in our nginx setup we are seeing a lot of
> upstream timed out errors
> The app is doing only about half a  million pageviews a day
> the app has 8 backends in 3 servers ie 24 backends served from one nginx
> the cpu utilization of each backend is at 70% most of the time
> Any ideas on how to fix the timeout errors, should we add more backends
> thanks
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