Redirect on specific threshold !!

ryd994 ryd994 at
Mon Jun 15 04:13:11 UTC 2015

Does a nginx reverse proxy with cache fit you need?

Client -> Caching server (with SSD and nginx proxy cache configured) ->
Storage server(s) (Slow)

You can add even more storage server by utilizing nginx upstream module.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 1:12 PM shahzaib shahzaib <shahzaib.cb at>

> Hi,
>    We're using Nginx to serve videos on one of our Storage server(contains
> mp4 videos) and due to high amount of requests we're planning to have a
> separate caching Node based on Fast SSD drives to serve "Hot" content in
> order to reduce load from Storage. We're planning to have following method
> for caching :
> If there are exceeding 1K requests for
> , nginx should  construct a Redirect URL for rest of the requests related
> to test.mp4 i.e and entertain the rest
> of requests for test.mp4 from Caching Node while long tail would still be
> served from storage.
> So, can we achieve this approach with nginx or other like varnish ?
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards.
> Shahzaib
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