Poor performance in serving of static files

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Jul 18 14:08:20 UTC 2011


On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 02:48:47PM +0100, Jürg Lehni wrote:

> This is very interesting! I just tried out Chrome and Firefox 
> and I don't see these differences in performance. It's only on 
> Safari. On Chrome, Nginx seems to have an edge even. How is this 
> possible?

This is probably due to disabled by default keepalive for Safari 
due to problems with POSTs[1].  Try

    keepalive_disable msie6;

(default is "msie6 safari")

[1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5760

Maxim Dounin

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