Reverse Proxy /Proxy Pass
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Sat Sep 5 17:03:32 UTC 2009
On Saturday 05 September 2009 09:55:54 Agus wrote:
> 2009/9/3 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net>:
> > On Friday 04 September 2009 01:20:46 Agus wrote:
> >> What server, application do u know/recommend me for using as a
> >> ProxyPass / Reverse Proxy...
> >> The idea is to forward all requests to port 80 to this server and then
> >> from here according to the vhost send it to the actual server... For
> >> now i only need proxying.. dont think cacheing will be possible so im
> >> just looking for a pretty fast, light and stable app to do this on a
> >> freebsd 7...
> >> Thanks and ihope to hear some cool recommendations.. hehe
> > If lightweight, go with www/nginx. Features, go with www/squid or
> > apache+mod_proxy.
> > --
> > Mel
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> Thanks Mel... Now i've been reading a little and found that cherokee
> maybe a very good alternative also.... I also found that the
> performance will variate according to the syscall the server uses... i
> read about poll,etc.... how to know which syscalls does the servers
> support and which one is better/fastest?
kqueue is preferred on *BSD, since it's able to aggregate multiple filter
matches into one event if they happen to occur in a close time frame. This
reduces copyout from kernel to userland. It also used to be true that poll is
a busywait, but I think that has been corrected.
If you're interested, the original design document for kqueue is available
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