Pointers on writing an Nginx module/application which needs to talk to multiple backends (sometimes sequentially, sometimes parallel) to serve a single request

Ed W lists at wildgooses.com
Thu Mar 8 13:14:27 UTC 2012

On 08/03/2012 09:19, Ashish S wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to do something similar to what is described in this older
> thread:  http://nginx.2469901.n2.nabble.com/How-can-a-content-handler-block-on-certain-events-before-sending-a-response-td5764856.html
> Below is what i am trying to achieve (my use-case):

Does it need to be an nginx module, or could you use CGI of some sort?  
eg you could knock this up in your favourite scripting language very easily?

Good luck

Ed W

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