Rainer Duffner rainer at
Sun Apr 19 13:15:00 UTC 2015

> Am 19.04.2015 um 15:12 schrieb wishmaster <artemrts at>:
> `ngx_slowfs_cache` is `nginx` module which allows caching of static files
> (served using `root` directive). This enables one to create fast caches
> for files stored on slow filesystems, for example:
> - storage: network disks, cache: local disks,
> - storage: 7,2K SATA drives, cache: 15K SAS drives in RAID0.
> **WARNING! There is no point in using this module when cache is placed
> on the same speed disk(s) as origin.**
> ====
> I use RAM disk for this cache. Yes, it is fast enough.
> Do you know any alternatives?

I’ve briefly toyed with it myself, at some point.

What is your „slow“ filesystem?

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