Combating nginx 499 HTTP responses during flash traffic scenario

Eric Wong normalperson at
Mon Oct 29 19:41:01 UTC 2012

Hongli Lai <hongli at> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> >> Any input would be appreciated.
> >
> > I'd love to hear back on how you eventually solve this, too :>
> Does haproxy support removing clients from the queue like this?

I'm not sure, Tom can investigate further.

I do recall haproxy having more intelligent load distribution than
nginx, so it can send requests to less-busy machines, at least.

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