Complementing my question: this way creates a new thread only when really
it is required, different from the threaded model, that creates
unconditionally a new thread for each request.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 5:13 PM, silvioprog <silviop...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Please take a look at this quote:
>
> "*Least Connected*
>
> *With least connected load balancing, nginx won’t forward any traffic to a
> busy server. This method is useful when operations on the application
> servers take longer to complete. Using this method helps to avoid overload
> situations, because nginx doesn't pass any requests to servers which are
> already under load.*"
>
> See article: https://futurestud.io/tutorials/nginx-load-balancing-
> advanced-configuration .
>
> I'm using this nginx feature and it helped me a lot: I have an application
> with two routes, the first one is fast because it just process common
> atomic CRUD operations; the second is a little bit slow, because that
> spends a long time processing hard things like report generation. So I
> start two instances of my application and configuring two proxies in my
> upstream, all the time the requests are redirected to the first proxy, but
> when some request executes some reporting generation -- blocking the server
> --, all next requests are redirected to the second proxy, however, after a
> timeout (about 10 seconds), the server checks if the first proxy is
> readable, coming back the requests for the first one.
>
> Does MHD offer something like this on its threading models? It so, what
> flags I need to pass to get the following behavior: all the time the users
> are routed in the first thread using the MHD's event-driven, however, when
> someone executes some reporting generation -- blocking the server --, each
> new request MHD checks if the route is still blocked, if so, MHD creates a
> new thread (also in event-drive way) redirecting the next request for it.
>
> I don't know if I was clear in my explanation, but in short I'm trying
> something like the nginx's "Least Connected", however using purely MHD
> requests.
>
> --
> Silvio Clécio
>



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