Theoretical connections/second limit using Varnish

Michael S. Fischer michael at
Wed Apr 29 18:27:49 CEST 2009

On Apr 29, 2009, at 9:22 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <49F87DE4.3040300 at>, Nick Loman writes:
>> Has Varnish got a solution to this problem which does not involve
>> time-wait recycling? One thing I've thought of is perhaps  
>> is used or could be used when Varnish makes connections to the  
>> backend?
> Varnish tries as hard as reasonable to reuse backend connections,
> so you should be able to get multiple requests per backend connection.
> If this is not the case for you, you should find out why backend  
> connections
> are not reused.

The OP said he turned backend Keep-Alive off.  That's his problem.


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