large uploads

John Joseph Bachir j at jjb.cc
Thu Sep 29 16:05:09 EDT 2011


On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Eric Wong <normalperson at yhbt.net> wrote:
> The upload speed (and thus timeout) for unicorn should be based on
> the nginx <-> unicorn transfer rate.  Unicorn should never talk to users
> directly and users can upload slowly to nginx which buffers requests to the
> filesystem, first.

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 2:48 PM,  <cliftonk at gmail.com> wrote:
> You need to be buffering the upload before sending it to Unicorn. Are
> you using nginx?

Thanks for the responses! So, I've see this module:
https://github.com/vkholodkov/nginx-upload-module

Is that what you are referring to? Are there other solutions? Does
NGINX have inherent behavior which buffers requests? (Eric's email
seemed to suggest that).

Thanks,
john


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