Nginx performance data

James Read jamesread5737 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 13:03:05 UTC 2022


On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 11:56 AM Anoop Alias <anoopalias01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> This basically depends on your hardware and network speed etc
>
> Nginx is event-driven and does not fork a separate process for handling
> new connections which basically makes it different from Apache httpd
>

Just to be clear Nginx is entirely single threaded?

James Read


>
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 5:48 AM James Read <jamesread5737 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have some questions about Nginx performance. How many concurrent
>> connections can Nginx handle? What throughput can Nginx achieve when
>> serving a large number of small pages to a large number of clients (the
>> maximum number supported)? How does Nginx achieve its performance? Is the
>> epoll event loop all done in a single thread or are multiple threads used
>> to split the work of serving so many different clients?
>>
>> thanks in advance
>> James Read
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