Performance choking around 400 req/sec ???

Cabbar Duzayak cabbar at
Fri Apr 13 23:34:57 UTC 2012

Ah, that is exactly what the issue is... Server has 100 megabit/sec
and it was limited by that. When I tested it with a 1 KB file, I was
5K req/sec

Thank a ton!

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Reinis Rozitis <r at> wrote:
>> I have increased hard/soft limit to 30K/10K. My machine is reasonably
>> powerful (quad-core i7 with 8gb RAM) and during the tests, CPU load is
> pretty low.
>> I used apache bench to do performance testing and I am hitting a static
>> file on local filesystem. I ran the test from 2 different
> machines (nginx is on the 3rd machine) and used the following command on
> each starting at the same time:
>> Transfer rate:          8654.48 [Kbytes/sec] received
> To be sure - what is your network speed (on the testboxes too)?
> In case it's like 100mbit then running 'ab' on 2 remote boxes each doing
> 8Mb/s download pretty much saturates the whole link and there is nothing
> nginx can do.
> Have you tried to do a local (on the same box) 'ab' bench or with smaller
> file like 1kb ?
> rr
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