Optimizations: Tuning Nginx for better RPS of an HTTP API

For a startup, before scaling infrastructure either horizontally or vertically we need to make sure that current resources are being used properly, and there is no bottleneck in performance due to the application configuration. The primary aim of the engineering team is to ensure that minimal resources are used in the day to day running of any system designed and deployed. We had faced a similar issue where our deployed system was being used to serve over a million users on a daily basis with spurts of users coming in a sporadic manner....

July 31, 2019 ยท 7 min ยท Rohit Gupta