Nginx TCP Delays

François Battail fb at
Wed Sep 23 19:19:55 MSD 2009

Le mercredi 23 septembre 2009 à 01:45 -0700, Avleen Vig a écrit :
> On Sep 21, 2009, at 1:02, François Battail <fb at>  
> wrote:

> Surely you should have more?
> Eg with 4 cores have 8 workers.
> If workers block serving a request, this means you don't have CPU  
> sitting idle.

Well, according to the nginx.conf provided there is also a fastcgi
server on the same server...

>From my tests you don't gain anything by rising the number of nginx's
workers over the number of cores and I'am not convinced that the
"hyperthreading" scheme can be useful in that case.

Best regards

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