Why the info 'A worker can handle no more than 1024 simultaneous connections' has been removed from http://nginx.org/en/docs/windows.html ?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Thu Nov 17 20:43:28 UTC 2022


On Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 04:06:37PM +0000, Masseau Olivier via nginx wrote:

> Maybe it would be nice to add this info on the 
> http://nginx.org/en/docs/windows.html  page.
> Because without your answer I think I would never have been able 
> to find this information :)

The page in question doesn't try to document how to configure 
nginx on Windows for various production setups.  Rather, it tries to 
document that such setups are not really supported and should be 

> I'm aware that Nginx is not a good idea in production.
> But I was asked to evaluate and give evidence from which point 
> the  "not so good idead" starts to become a "really really bad 
> idead" :p

Certainly nginx is production is a good idea, just not on Windows.  
Expect nginx on Windows to be usable for tasks like testing and 
development, but not for production.  For production setups, 
consider switching to a Unix-like OS.

Maxim Dounin

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