Nginx causing high IO

Richard Kearsley Richard.Kearsley at
Sun Jan 22 19:39:54 UTC 2012

What disks did you have in old servers? The reason for high io is usually disks, but I have had it caused by cheap network cards too!

Also what does your perl script do exactly?

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On 22 Jan 2012, at 18:54, "Ian M." <lists at> wrote:

> DavidJS wrote in post #1041997:
>> Which video sharing platform do you have? We are building a massive
>> network down in miami to serv a few million cable boxes at a time. glad
>> to help out if i can.
>> Whats the hardware looking like for the server?
> Hello David,
> The hardware is the following.
> E3-1270, 8GB Ram and 2x2TB HDD Raid 0 all over gbit connection.
> We are using a custom built perl script for this. It was working nicely 
> before on our old servers. Any ideas? I don't see anything obvious in 
> your configs that could help me. I know your workers are pretty high but 
> in my case I don't need that many. This is very frustrating because I'm 
> seeing poor performance because of this.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated :)
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