Limiting number of connections to upstream servers

brama nginx-forum at
Sun May 2 14:12:23 MSD 2010

Nothing? Is there anything else I should be looking at to prevent overloading a backend?

E.g. splitting off nginx configs into 1 instance for dynamic requests, and 1 for static requests? The dynamic requests nginx would then limit connections by setting worker.max_connections, and assuming it fairly distributes requests over the multiple (identical) backends?

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