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Re: Hardware accelerator + Nginx

September 30, 2011 03:30AM
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:32:28AM +0100, Brendan Kennedy wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I'm working with a hardware crypto accelerator at the moment and have some
> basic questions.
>
> The accelerator gives best performance when operations can be done
> asynchronously (a thread doesn't wait for a request to the engine to
> complete before submitting the next request, results are returned using a
> callback mechanism). It also preserves the request order in it's responses.
>
> Can nginx be used in this manner without having to force synchronous
> operation at an application level?
>
> For a given connection, does nginx spawn a new thread per packet or does
> each packet have to be processed sequentially?

In theory nginx may work with accelerator asynchronously, but in practice
work with OpenSSL which is (as I understand) synchronous only.


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Igor Sysoev

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