How to control the total requests in Ngnix

Francis Daly francis at
Tue Dec 5 08:51:43 UTC 2017

On Sun, Dec 03, 2017 at 11:58:16AM +0800, tongshushan at wrote:

Hi there,

> I might have misunderstood some concepts and rectify them here:
> burst--bucket size;


> rate--water leaks speed (not requests sent speed)


The server can control how long it waits before starting to process a
request (rate) and how many requests it will process quickly (burst). It
cannot control when the requests are sent to it.

Francis Daly        francis at

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