nginx reload vs restart

MarkA nginx-forum at
Sun Nov 11 19:14:21 UTC 2012

Hello all I am new to nginx and wanted to confirm if my understanding is
correct. To retart nginx like any other service would cause downtime. If I
change nginx configurations I can do a reload to cause the new
configurations to take effect without any downtime to my site is that

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