On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 12:17:00PM +0100, Stephen Nelson-Smith wrote:
Igor Sysoev wrote:
In terms of handing off http connections, does nginx benefit most from
plenty of RAM or again, is the guideline to go for a proliferation of
If you will use nginx as proxy only, then you do not need plenty of RAM.
If yor use it for static files, then RAM may be used for OS VM cache.
Right. In this case I will not be serving any content, only terminating
SSL connections and passing off http requests to a pool of tomcat servers.
So I could go with eg 2G RAM and spend the rest of the money of faster
quad core chips.
Yes, 2G is more than enough.
Incidentally, can.worms.open(at the moment, what's to choose between the
Intel quad cores and the AMDs?)
Our procurement is always through Dell, so it's a fairly simple set of
I do not know which modern CPUs are better now.