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Reduce Nginx's response times

I'm running a VPS with 1GB with Debian 7. Nginx's response time for static HTML files are around 300-500ms, which seems relatively high, because other static files (CSS/JS) are served in 75-125ms. Is ...
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Nginx + unicorn + spdy + performance testing

I have a ruby on rails website that is hosted on unicorn webserver behind a nginx reverse proxy. I want to evaluate if using spdy will enhance my performance under this setup. Specifically, I need ...
0
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0answers
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Trying to find bottleneck… 60k onsite visitors

I know this will be hard, but I'm willing to try the Q&A route. I have a Wordpress site that currently has 60,000 visitors on the site at once. I'm using an EC2 m3.xlarge, php/php-fpm 5.5.10, ...
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0answers
75 views

Block requests based on hostname

Has anyone used this module in their Nginx setup? If yes, I would like to know about it's performance. How much would it affect the response time etc. https://github.com/flant/nginx-http-rdns The ...
0
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0answers
58 views

Are there any performance benefits when using Redis caching combined with Nginx caching?

I came across these posts about putting Redis in front of Nginx. I also noticed the Nginx HTTPRedis module. Which seem interesting from a performance standpoint, but I don't have much experience in ...
0
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2answers
140 views

FS for many small files, mostly reads?

I need a direction since all the blogs/benchs seems to contradict. Goal: Having a lot of small files on FS in a directory tree fashion similar to this AB/CD/EF... Two size groups : G1 : 10-20 kB G2 ...
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2answers
578 views

Large keepalive_requests values are severely slowing-down Nginx

When running a bacon (43-byte transparent pixel) load test on Nginx, we have tried several keepalive_requests values (from 10 to 100,000) and the optimal value seems to be 10. Here are the server ...
0
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0answers
216 views

Configuring ubuntu web server for wordpress stress test with apache jmeter

sorry for my english and the wall of text in advance. I've been given a project where I have to setup and configure a server with wordpress in a local environment, for stress/load testing purposes. ...
0
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1answer
66 views

How can I prevent my server's background data processing tasks from slowing down the whole server?

Apologies for the inexpertly phrased question. I'm not quite sure how to put it. My Linux server: Serves web pages to users Does lots of data processing and gathering in the background I'd love ...
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1answer
153 views

Identify Long Running or Slow PHP Scripts

I have web server that is getting around 25K visits a day up at yougetsignal.com. Sometimes the site feels a bit sluggish. I am hosting it on nginx with php5-fpm. Is there a way for me to see a list ...
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votes
1answer
41 views

SSL secured account section, Subdirectory vs Subdomain [closed]

I'm currently running Drupal on an nginx server, and I also have a separate user account system running on account.domain.com. I purchased a wildcard SSL certificate to protect the login form, but the ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

How to graph the web server load by using the nginx logs with response time?

I want to analyse if certain type of requests do have an important impact on the server. My backend service is behind nginx which logs all requests including the time needed to get the response. Now ...
5
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2answers
654 views

Unxeplainably high disk IO caused by nginx worker processes

I have just setup a ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS server that serves a big number of quite large static files. The configuration is the same as on another machine which works great. The other machine uses Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
949 views

How to understand random 500 internal errors in Nginx?

Our server is showing a lot of 500 internal error pages for random requests. We know the app is working because our code is unit tested. The server setup is Nginx with Unicorn running a single Rails ...
0
votes
1answer
251 views

Load testing nginx inside AWS

I'm trying to load test nginx running on AWS. I need to try to optimise it to handle 1Gbps of inbound traffic. Currently I've got it to peak at 85Mbit/s by running nginx on an m1.large with 4 other ...
1
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1answer
598 views

Locate cause of high load. Checked CPU, Memory/Swap and IO - all low. Running Nginx, MySQL and PHP-FPM on this Ubuntu 12.04 box [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 100% CPU when doing 4 or more concurrent requests with Magento people. This is my first question, but this community has been helpful to me hundreds of times, so thank ...
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6answers
2k views

How to know if my nginx is in good health?

I am running a nginx on EC2 (m1.small) for SSL termination. I am using 2 workers on Ubuntu, with latest nginx (stable), the network throughput is around 2Mbps and system load average is around 2 to ...
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3answers
594 views

Does this prove a network bandwidth bottleneck?

I've incorrectly assumed that my internal AB testing means my server can handle 1k concurrency @3k hits per second. My theory at at the moment is that the network is the bottleneck. The server can't ...
3
votes
1answer
166 views

If external AB results are 200 rps and internal AB handles 3k rps, can I only handle 200 (limited by outbound speed) or 3k?

I've been trying to blitz.io my site, AB, etc., to try to get an understanding of how many concurrent users can use my site. Within my own box: Concurrency 500, 10000 hits 3k reqs per second. ...
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4answers
14k views

How to achieve 500K requests per second on my webserver? [closed]

I recently gifted myself a new dedicated server and I am trying to squeeze maximum performance out of it, for fun and learning. I am trying to achieve maximum possible requests per second this server ...
1
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2answers
235 views

First SSL pageload slow on NGINX

I have recently purchased a QuickSSL certificate from GeoTrust, and I am using it on NGINX. Everything is fine, but there is a nasty second before the page actually loads. If I look at other SSL ...
0
votes
2answers
239 views

optimizing websites performance ( nginx/mysql/wordpress )

I was trying to optimize my new website performance, my configuration is wordpress running on ubuntu 11.04 1G VPS with nginx/php-fpm/mysql. I used page caching, browser caching to make it faster. But ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

How would you configure a dedicated static media HTTP server?

Now that more websites are switching to a set-up with nginx in the front and Apache in the back (or a different webserver doing a better job at serving static media than Apache), I was wondering the ...
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3answers
1k views

Determining a realistic measure of requests per second for a web server

I'm setting up a nginx stack and optimizing the configuration before going live. Running ab to stress test the machine, I was disappointed to see things topping out at 150 requests per second with a ...
0
votes
1answer
558 views

Slow connection times from remote server doing apache bench

I am trying to measure perfornace on nginx with ab. Doing the same ab from the local machine gives me about 10 times the requests per second as from a remote machine that is located on the same ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

What performance degradation to expect with Nginx over raw Gunicorn+Gevent?

I'm trying to get a very high performing webserver setup for handling long-polling, websockets etc. I have a VM running (Rackspace) with 1GB RAM / 4 cores. I've setup a very simple gunicorn 'hello ...
1
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2answers
2k views

nginx+php-fpm help optimize configs

I have 3 servers. First server (CPU - model name: 06/17, 2.66GHz, 4 cores, 8GB RAM) have nginx as load balancer with next config upstream lb_mydomain { server mydomain.ru:81 weight=2; ...
3
votes
1answer
928 views

ApacheTop like tool for Nginx for measuring hit contents?

Are there ApacheTop like tool for Nginx for measuring hit contents? I want to find out the most popular URL from the web server log (Nginx)
4
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1answer
698 views

Very low requests/second with fresh NGINX install

With a fresh install of nginx, I obtain these results running apache benchmark, which I feel are very very odd. The page fetched is the default static index.html test page installed by nginx. Running ...
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3answers
244 views

Optimization advices to server a lot of small files

I have nginx+php-fpm+apc setup. No DB. In data folder i have a simple php script that when called with filename parameter checks if the file exists, if it does then it gives it away, if not then it ...
1
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1answer
190 views

FPM active processes constantly grows

Recently I've had to confront to php-fpm issue with constantly growing of available active process. It was reaching max_children and then restarted. The graph shows "active processes" value from pool ...
0
votes
2answers
192 views

How to troubleshoot many failed pageloads?

I've had a few cases in which the homepage of one of my sites wouldn't load in the browser. The site is running on django/fastcgi/nginx. It was difficult to reproduce so, in an attempt to understand ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

How to optimize Time To First Byte (TTFB)?

I have nginx+apache web-server with several sites. But with very long Time To First Byte (TTFB): 0,5-2 seconds for every request (for static & dynamic content). How to optimize Time To First ...
1
vote
2answers
928 views

Is there a disadvantage to running nginx on a VM?

I plan on using nginx to host much of my static content with some minimal php. I'm going to have 2 servers for nginx, but that may be too much hardware for what I need. I'm thinking about dividing ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

What to check when nginx is fast to serve requests once connected, but slow to connect?

There is sometimes a 1-2 second delay when connecting to port 80 (nginx) over the public interface. It occurs 50% of the time. Once connected nginx serves all requests, including fastcgi proxy ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Testing SSL performance on Nginx

I'm running nginx 1.0.0 on CentOS 6 x86_64 with stock OpenSSL. Below are results of openssl benchmarking. sh# openssl speed aes-256-cbc OpenSSL 1.0.0-fips 29 Mar 2010 built on: Sat Jun 25 04:58:15 ...
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1answer
2k views

Why is Nginx so slow at serving static files with this configuration, and not lighttpd?

We wanted to switch all our servers from lighttpd to nginx but while the Web server migration went fine, the static files server migration was disastrous. We ended up with up to 10 seconds of latency ...
0
votes
3answers
798 views

RMagick on EC2/Nginx/Passenger performance is horrible

I have a small RoR app that generates images using RMagick and the performance is not anywhere near where I thought it would be. The server configuration is a 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04 image on EC2 running ...
0
votes
2answers
253 views

Identifying the Bottleneck on a Static File Server at 1000 requests/sec

This is something that has plagued me for a very long time and I'm really hoping someone could help me out. I'll keep it short and simple: I have a file server (2x Dual Core Xeon 2.0, 8GB RAM, 132 ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Optimize linux for serving http static content

What would be the system tunables to enhance serving static content? Like increase/decrease swappines, how to max out disk caching and so on...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Benchmarking MySQL on win7

I've setup a nginx server running php 5.3.6 and mysql 5.5.1.3. My computer is an AMD quadcore 9650, 4gb ram, 500gb 7200rpm HD. I ran the PHP MySQL Benchmark Tool v. 0.1, and got the following ...
2
votes
4answers
1k views

Building a High Performance Static Website

I'm looking to build a High Performance website. It has thousands of static HTML pages, that are specifically rendered depending on a form submit. I have a ruby script that generates these static HTML ...
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6answers
2k views

How can I keep Apache from falling over?

I have a pair of servers hosting a single Magento ecommerce site with moderate traffic (60k page views per day reported from google analytics, I think about 80k reported on the server itself). The ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Is there a performance problem if I run apache on multiple ports for various domains?

I have two domains right now. Both run on Apache and are behind nginx (using proxy_pass). One site is django and another is php and both are running on different ports. I want to deploy more ...
2
votes
1answer
606 views

Buffer limit for nginx?

I'm using nginx on an embedded platform (OpenWRT) as a reverse proxy in front of an IP camera, and I'm having an issue where the camera is pushing data to nginx more quickly than nginx is able to ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Nginx auto minify html output

does anyone know of a way to get nginx (or any other method) to minify html output on the fly? It seems straightforward to me and can shave a few kb off and help speed up the site.
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votes
3answers
687 views

Looking for the fastest web server

I've heard the G-WAN beats all others hands down. Has anyone had any experience with this server? I am worried about buffer overruns, since scripting seems to be in C. Thanks!
0
votes
2answers
453 views

How many NGinx redirects is too many?

I'm working on a news centric website thats been around for years and is steadily accruing more and more page redirects. Currently we have around 375 redirects and are adding about 5-10 a month. I ...
1
vote
1answer
523 views

Passenger + Nginx performance drops very quickly…?

So I have an Amazon EC2 small instance setup on Ubuntu with Ruby Enterprise Edition running on Passenger + Nginx. I set 25 Passenger instances and performance is dropping very quickly relative to the ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

nginx better than apache for dynamic content? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Apache or NGINX for PHP? Hi, i have searched for this around the web and i can't find the right answer for my question. basically i want to know if i can get better ...