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Why Nginx Doesn't Implement FastCGI Multiplexing? - Ruby Forum: Hi, I'm doing some rese...

Hi, I'm doing some research on FastCGI recently. As I see from the FastCGI specification, it does support multiplexing through a single connection. But apparently none of the current web servers, like Nginx, Apache, or Lighttpd supports this feature. I found a thread from nginx dev mailing list back to 2009, stating that multiplexing won't make much difference in performance: http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?29,30275,30312 But I also find an interesting article on how great this feature is, back to 2002: http://www.nongnu.org/fastcgi/#multiplexing I don't have the ability to perform a test on this, but another protocol, SPDY, that recently becomes very popular, and its Nginx patch is already usable, also features multiplexing. So I'm curious about why spdy's multiplexing is great while fastcgi's is not. One reason I can think of is that tcp connection on the internet is exp...

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