Socket Sharding in NGINX Release 1.9.1

NGINX 1.9.1 introduces a new feature that enables use of the SO_REUSEPORT socket option, which is available in newer versions of many operating systems, including DragonFly BSD and Linux (kernel version 3.9 and later). This socket option allows multiple sockets to listen on the same IP address and port combination. The kernel then load balances incoming connections across … Continue reading Socket Sharding in NGINX Release 1.9.1 […]

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