Nginx flv stream gets too slow on 2000 concurrent connections

Stefan Caunter stef at
Thu Jan 24 03:49:53 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Lukas Tribus <luky-37 at> wrote:
>>>> The load(nload) of 1500+ concurrent connections with 1Gbps port  is : Curr: 988.95 MBit/s
>>> Just to say... You are already hitting 1Gbits with a 1Gbit port...
>>> It's normal that is slow... no?
>>+1. I'm not seeing the problem here.
> Exactly, the issue is crystal clear. You are already hitting your max bandwidth with 1500+ concurrent connections, of course with 2000+ concurrent connections users will notice severe slowdowns. You have not enough bandwidth to serve your clients.
> I suggest to monitor your eth0 links carefully and upgrade to either multiple bonded 1Gig links, 10gig links or more servers.

bah, you need a CDN.

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