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The event MPM apparently isn't vulnerable to Slowloris (just like lighthttpd, IIS etc.). However, it's apparently incompatible with mod_ssl and some other input filters, so it's not a solution for us.
This is fundamental problem
Posted Jun 25, 2009 5:09 UTC (Thu) by khim (subscriber, #9252)
The event MPM apparently isn't vulnerable to Slowloris (just
lighthttpd, IIS etc.). However, it's apparently incompatible with mod_ssl
some other input filters, so it's not a solution for us.
Single thread can not simultaneously handle many thousands connections
and do heavy-duty processing (PHP, SQL database requests, etc).
one requires response in nanoseconds, second one sometimes take seconds.
when you split these two operations in two threads frontend-backend scheme
becomes quite natural. You can use nginx to handle enormous loads
a single decent server and then safely use as many backend systems as
It IS possible to create faster and less resource-hungry server then
nginx+apache combo, but if you need to alter existing installation... there
are no contest.
The only thing nginx really needs is decent documentation...
Posted Jun 25, 2009 9:41 UTC (Thu) by dgm (subscriber, #49227)
But not passionate advocates, it seems.
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