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Nginx: From Beginner to Pro by Rahul Soni

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© Rahul Soni 2016

Rahul Soni, Nginx, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1656-9_7

7. Nginx and Dynamic Content

Rahul Soni

(1)Kolkata, West Bengal, India

This chapter will take your knowledge level deeper by providing insights into serving dynamic content. Please keep in mind that hosting dynamic content directly with Nginx is not possible. This is to say that Nginx worker processes will not load the processing modules in its own memory address space to serve the pages. The idea is to proxy the content to the components that do the actual processing of your requests. As limiting as it sounds, it has its own good side effects. The primary benefit is that the slowness caused by dynamic sites cannot directly affect Nginx. It has powerful routing and proxy capabilities ...

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