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Memory consumption of ningx

October 29, 2012 01:13PM
Hi,

I cross-compiled nginx for microblaze processors (http://github.com/peschuster/nginx) and am currently doing some performance benchmarks with nginx running on a microblaze processor with a custom designed SoC on a FPGA.

However, I am having problems with the memory consumption of nginx:

When I perform 10,000 requests with 20 conn/s and 2 requests/conn (using httperf - 1), memory used by nginx grows to about 40 MB.
When I repeat this benchmark, the used memory grows from 40 to 80 MB.

The problem with this behavior is that my SoC only has 256 MB of RAM in total (the file system also runs completely from RAM using a ramdisk). Therefore nginx crashes the complete system by consuming all memory for longer/extended benchmark scenarios.

Is this the intended behavior of nginx? Why isn't it "re-using" the already allocated memory?
Any hints on how I can circumvent or track down this problem?

Thanks.

Peter

1: httperf --timeout=5 --client=0/1 --server=192.168.2.125 --port=80 --uri=/index.html --rate=20 --send-buffer=4096 --recv-buffer=16384 --num-conns=5000 --num-calls=2
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Memory consumption of ningx

peschuster October 29, 2012 01:13PM

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Anton Yuzhaninov October 30, 2012 06:16AM

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peschuster October 30, 2012 07:13AM

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VBart October 30, 2012 07:42AM

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